Hosea Chanchez

Best known for playing “Malik Wright” in nine seasons of the hit BET comedy series THE GAME, Hosea recently appeared on ALL AMERICAN as well as the WBTV / DC Entertainment series BLACK LIGHTNING, both for executive producer Greg Berlanti at The CW. His feature credits include the drama FANATIC for BET, DOWN FOR WHATEVER for TVOne, 96 MINUTES opposite Evan Ross, David Oyelowo and Brittany Snow (nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at SXSW), and Regina King’s directorial debut LET THE CHURCH SAY AMEN for BET. On the writing / directing side, Hosea recently put up his own one-man show GOOD MOURNING at the Hudson Theatre and shot a proof-of-concept for his feature script RUTH, which he wrote to direct. The film revolves around a single father struggling to raise his daughter in inner-city Detroit after returning home from the war in Afghanistan.



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“As a playwright, Hosea Chanchez is a compelling and detailed storyteller… As grieving father Ernest, he balances the weight and anger of mourning with bright spots of humor and an easy charm.” – Stage Raw


Hosea Chanchez Stars in One-Man Show ‘Good Mourning’ [LA Sentinel]

‘Black Lightning’: Hosea Chanchez to Recur On Season 2 of CW Series [Deadline]

Hosea Chanchez on ‘The Game’ [Essence]