20,000 applications were submitted for season two of Australian Survivor -5,000 more than the first season.
With filming currently underway in Samoa, TEN has confirmed 8 of the 24 contestants who hope to outwit, outlast and outplay.
They are: Aimee, 23, a plumber from Melbourne; Jarrad, 29, a photographer from Perth; Joan, 29, an escape room owner from Sydney; Locky, 27, an adventure guide from Perth; Mark H, 51, a lime farmer from Toowoomba; Mark W, 37, a former special operations commander from Perth; Peter, 22, a digital advertising producer from Sydney; and Sarah, 22, a model from Perth.
TEN Head of Entertainment and Factual Programming, Stephen Tate, said: The 24 people we have selected are incredible and represent one of the best casts we have ever assembled for a reality series. This year they are more knowing and they are playing the game much harder.”
The gruelling reality series, again hosted by Jonathan LaPaglia, takes place over 55 days with another $500,000 prize up for grabs.
It will screen later this year.