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James Franco Will Play Twins In HBO Porn Drama

That's all you need to know. No, really.

James Franco. Twins. Porn. Must you know more?

Those key words pretty much sell "The Deuce," a new pilot from "The Wire" creator David Simon and directed by Michelle MacLaren ("Game of Thrones," "Breaking Bad"). HBO ordered the pilot on Thursday, along with another untitled Capital Hill project from Simon and journalist Carl Bernstein, according to Variety.

"The Deuce" will be set in the New York porn industry in the 1970s and '80s and follow Franco as twin brother mobsters (this is just getting better and better). It's unknown when we'll get a first look at the project, which doesn't start shooting until October, but the imagination needn't go far for an idea of what "The Deuce" will look like:

For more, head to Variety.

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