EXCLUSIVE: Marlon Wayans has signed with WME. The news comes as he most recently took on seven lead roles in Netflix’s Sextuplets, a comedy he also wrote and produced that bowed on the streaming service in August. He next will be seen in Sofia Coppola and Apple-A24’s On the Rocks, opposite Bill Murray and Rashida Jones.
Wayans previously was agented by UTA, and he remains with ICM Partners for his touring business. Wayans continues to be repped by 3 Arts Entertainment and Morris Yorn.
Wayans has written, produced and starred in 14 features including White Chicks and the Scary Movie franchise, the latter of which has collectively grossed over $896 million at the worldwide box office.
On the TV side, he co-created and starred in his own comedy series for NBC, Marlon, in addition to starring with his brother Shawn in the late-’90s comedy series The Wayans Bros., which ran for five seasons on the WB.