Hosea Chanchez

Hosea Chanchez of CW’s THE GAME, courtesy of Variety

Book I’m reading:
“A New Earth” by Eckhart Tolle

Total number of books I own:
300

Three books that mean a lot to me:
The Bible
“The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho
“The Power of Now” by Eckhart Tolle

What book would you like to see brought to the bigscreen and what book do you hope never gets adapted?
“The Alchemist”/ “The Book of the Dead”

Last film I saw:
“The Other Boleyn Girl” directed by Justin Chadwick

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“The Color Purple,” directed by Steven Spielberg
“Carmen”
“The Shawshank Redemption,” directed by Frank Darabon

Who do you think is the best actor in Hollywood at the moment? (male or female)
Will Smith

Who do you think was the brightest star of the silver screen?
Tom Hanks

If you could play any real-life person in a movie, who would it be and why?
My Dad’s life

Who do you look to for inspiration?
First God, but I try to look to everything in front of me.

Song currently playing in my iPod:
“Diamond Girl,” Ryan Leslie

Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“When Your Life Was Low,” Joe Sample and Laylah Hathaway
“Someday,” Donny Hathaway
“What’s Goin’ On’” Marvin Gaye

Ever feel that certain song lyrics were written with you in mind? What are they?:
Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Goin’ on”

Concert that changed your life:
Michael Jackson’s Victory tour, which covered the “Thriller” album

Guilty pleasures
* TV: “Nip/Tuck”
* Film: “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider”
* Reading material: Playboy
* Web sites: imdb
* YouTube video: singing baby

Best hangover remedy?
Spicy Bloody Mary

What’s the biggest upside of the Internet and what is its biggest downside?
You can bargain shop from your bedroom and not feel guilty about haggling people for lower prices. Downside is when you haggle people for lower prices, you can’t guilt trip them into giving you lower prices.

What advice would you give to someone trying to break into your profession?
Study your craft, and don’t take no for an answer.

What helps you get out of bed in the morning?:
”The Today Show”

Who was your celebrity crush growing up?
Janet Jackson, Stacey Dash, Alyssa Milano, and Lisa Turtle (Lark Voorhies) from “Saved by the Bell.”

Are there any activities you do to make you feel un-famous?
Bargain sales/sale shop…it also helps that I’m cheap.

Would you rather see a Lakers game next to Jack Nicholson or a Knicks game next to Spike Lee?
Jack Nicholson. Spike Lee seems too serious.

What is the single worst purchase you’ve made in the past year?
A $5 million yacht. (yeah right)

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Oprah, Gayle, Nate, Dr Oz, John Travolta, Maya Angelou, Steadman, Dr. Phil. All of Oprah’s FAVORITE people!