11:30am PT by Bryn Elise Sandberg
Marlon Wayans Sets Netflix Stand-Up Special (Exclusive)
Marlon Wayans is the latest comedian to book a Netflix stand-up special.
The actor, who stars in his own NBC comedy Marlon, will tape the program this fall in Washington, D.C. The special will be produced by Wayans, Rick Alvarez, Steve Harris and 3 Arts' Michael Rotenberg.
Wayans already had a relationship with the streamer, as he starred in and wrote the Netflix film Naked, which was released in August. In addition to Marlon and Naked, he is touring nationwide on his The Reintroduction tour and has steadily been on The Hollywood Reporter’s top comedian chart, where he debuted at No. 2 earlier this month.
The White Chicks star is the latest in a long line of high-profile comedians to set a stand-up specials at Netflix. The list include Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Dave Chappelle, Amy Schumer, Sarah Silverman, Louis C.K., Tracy Morgan, Kevin James and Ellen DeGeneres, among others.
Wayans is repped by 3 Arts, UTA for theatrical, ICM for personal appearance and Morris Yorn Barnes Levine Krintzman Rubenstein Kohner & Gellman.