In the new HBO drama The Deuce is set in New York City’s Times Square (formerly known as The Deuce) in the early 1970s. When Vincent Martino (James Franco) moves into the neighborhood (his marriage is falling apart), he and his twin brother Frankie (also played by Franco) start working for the Mob. The other main story-line belongs to Candy (Maggie Gyllenhaal), a sex worker who falls into the legal, booming business of pornography.
One of the vice cops patrolling Times Square is Officer Haddix. Officer Haddix is portrayed by Ralph Macchio who’s best known for his role as Johnny in The Outsiders and as Daniel LaRusso in The Karate Kid movies. Macchio is reprising the Karate Kid role for a TV series called Cobra Kai. Daniel and his nemesis Johnny (William Zabka) reunite when Johnny reopens the dojo, Cobra Kai. The series will debut in 2018 via YouTube Red. Another fun fact: Macchio is reprising one his roles in Psych for Psych: The Movie. The Deuce airs Sundays at 9pm on HBO.
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) August 4, 2017