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Last Updated: Wednesday, 29 August 2007, 17:48 GMT 18:48 UK
Scary Spice set for US dance show
Mel B
Mel B will tour with the Spice Girls later this year
Pop star Melanie Brown, better known as Scary Spice, is to compete in the next series of US TV hit Dancing With The Stars, it has been revealed.

The 32-year-old will be joined on the show by British actress Jane Seymour and singer Marie Osmond.

Other contestants include Las Vegas performer Wayne Newton, boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and model Josie Maran.

The show is the US version of Strictly Come Dancing. The last series featured Heather Mills McCartney.

She was knocked out in the sixth week, and the show was eventually won by Olympic gold medallist Apolo Anton Ohno.

Ohno, an ice-skater, beat former boyband star Joey Fatone in the final, which took place in May this year.

Jonathan Roberts  and Heather Mills
Heather Mills took part in the last series of Dancing With The Stars
The forthcoming series debuts on US TV network ABC on 25 September.

As with Strictly Come Dancing, each celebrity is paired with a professional dancer and faces a public vote to remain in the competition each week.

Brown joins 11 other stars in the upcoming shows, at the same time as she prepares for the Spice Girls reunion tour, which kicks off in Canada in December.

The remaining competitors include Beverly Hills 90210 actress Jennie Garth and billionaire Mark Cuban, who owns the Dallas Mavericks basketball team.

Actress Sabrina Bryan, racing driver Helio Castroneves, soap actor Cameron Mathison and model Albert Reed complete the line-up.

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