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Prune Juice: Arlen Escarpeta


Arlen Escarpeta is no stranger to the limelight, with 18+ years of stardom. You may recognize him from his role as Bobby Brown in the recent lifetime biopic "Whitney". If you’re into thrillers, you’ll recognize him from Final Destination or Friday The 13th. Currently starring in the Crackle series "The Oath", Escarpeta has transformed his talents to the role of Damon Byrd in the show executively produced by Grammy-winning rapper, 50 Cent.

Photography @michaelstmichael

Introduction x Story: @thedylanjader

PRUNE: Describe yourself in 150 Characters or Less

ARLEN: I'm super easy going. I still watch cartoons N eat cereal in the morning. I love books and the gym. I love to cook. I'm a chef all-star in my own head.

PRUNE: Your biggest virtue?

ARLEN: Continue to build, and to be happy at whatever pace that is...

PRUNE: Your biggest vice?

ARLEN: My 64 VW bug, cartoons and Classic Nintendo

PRUNE: Favorite Quote?

ARLEN: Blessed are those who have yet to see, but still believe..

PRUNE: An embarrassing moment?

ARLEN: I met Ava DuVernay at a film premiere and I had an audition for her show Queen Sugar the next day. I sauntered over and introduced myself and said " I have an audition for your show "Sugar Queen" tomorrow..." She gave me the sweetest and slightest shade and said, "Well first you gotta get the name right honey... Its Queen Sugar..."

PRUNE: 3 things you swear by daily.

ARLEN: Breakfast(I love food), working out, some dope sneakers!!

PRUNE: What are you working on?

ARLEN: A great new Series Produced by 50 cent; "THE OATH". The series [NOW AIRING] on SonyCrackle free streaming platform(download it now!!!). The show explores the underworld of Cop Gangs and how they balance their home lives versus being behind the badge. I also just wrapped a New TNT mini series Produced and directed by Patty Jenkins (WONDER WOMAN).

PRUNE: Where can we find you on the weekend?

ARLEN: On the football field with my LaSportsNet flag team Hugges and Kisses, or walking the beach with my girlfriend

PRUNE: What song are you playing on repeat?

ARLEN: Anything Chance The Rapper, Reggae DanceHall, Childish Gambino

PRUNE: Where can we follow you?

ARLEN: @ArlenEscarpeta

WATCH "THE OATH" ON CRACKLE


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