As a show about pornography, at various points in its three-season run HBO
’s The Deuce
naturally dramatized incidents where men on film sets coerced actresses into doing things on camera that made the women uncomfortable. The series also employed — as its leading man (playing two different roles), a producer, and a director — James Franco
, who shortly after the first season ended was accused of these same on-set behaviors.
In a Los Angeles Times
story published in January of 2018, Franco was accused of pressuring women — some of them students from