PHOTOS: James Franco seen shooting scenes for “The Deuce” in Bay Ridge

HBO’s “The Deuce” is back in Bay Ridge.

The HBO drama series starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal was seen filming in the vicinity of Shore Road, Narrows Avenue and 87th Street, using a Bay Ridge resident’s house as part of the scene.

“The Deuce” — slated to premiere in 2017 — spotlights the rise of the porn industry in Midtown Manhattan from the early 1970s through the mid-’80s, according to Franco (who, at times, also serves as the show’s director) will play two roles –twin brothers who became became mob fronts in Times Square’s lucrative sex industry, while Gyllenhaal will play the role of a prostitute.

Local residents stood around with excitement as they saw the cast in ’80s apparel and vintage cars sprawled all over the street, and are looking forward to seeing their neighborhood up on the big screen.

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