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Marlon Wayans to host NBC variety series I Can Do That!

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NBC has picked up a variety series starring actor-comedian Marlon Wayans, the network announced Tuesday.

Wayans is set to host six hourlong episodes of I Can Do That!, which will showcase six celebrities putting on a live entertainment show with skills they didn’t know they possessed.

Wayans will be accompanied by the talents of celebrity choreographer Cheryl Burke, recording artists Joe Jonas, Nicole Scherzinger, and Ciara, standup comedian Jeff Dye and actor Alan Ritchson.

“I am looking forward to doing a fun, entertaining show that hopefully America loves and enjoys. It reminds me of the shows I used to watch as a kid,” Wayans said in a statement. “The cast is amazing. It’s going to be a lot of fun to work with people whose work I admire and to see them in a different light. Who wouldn’t want to work with Ciara, Nicole Scherzinger and Cheryl Burke? And my daughter said if I don’t do a show with a Jonas brother, don’t come home.”

The show has no judges or eliminations, but in the end, one cast member will be revealed as the season’s ultimate entertainer.

I Can Do That! was developed by Israel’s Armoza Formats, and is currently produced in over 15 countries. The series is scheduled to air this summer.