US actor Shawn Wayans has announced he will hitting Australia in 2018 for a headline solo stand-up tour. 

The comic, best known for his roles in White Chicks and Scary Movie, is set to head Down Under in May for shows on the Gold Coast and in Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Sydney. 

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Wayans' tour coincides with his appearances at the newly-announced 2018 Brisbane, Sydney and Perth comedy festivals.

General public tickets go on sale from 10am tomorrow (8 December); for more details, head over to theGuide.

Shawn Wayans
The Star (formerly Jupiters), Broadbeach
Shawn Wayans
Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Hindmarsh
Perth Comedy Festival Presents
Regal Theatre, Subiaco
Sydney Comedy Festival Presents
Enmore Theatre, Newtown