CBS just announced the 18 castaways competing against each other on the upcoming season, titled Survivor: Edge of Extinction. Four of those castaways are returning players in the form of Joe Anglim (“Worlds Apart,” “Second Chance”), Aubry Bracco (“Kaoh Rong,” “Game Changers”), Kelley Wentworth (“Second Chance,” “San Juan del Sur”) and David Wright (“Millennials vs. Gen-X”).
This season presents a new layer to the game with the introduction of the island known as “Edge of Extinction,” which severely tests the will of the castaways to be the Sole Survivor and what they are willing to endure to make that happen. Those who can withstand the emotionally and physically difficult challenge will be afforded a shot for one of them to get back in the game and continue their quest for $1 million.
“SURVIVOR continues to reinvent itself with new energy, and this season we’ve added a new secret game-changing twist” said executive producer and host Jeff Probst. “After being voted out, players will be faced with a decision to either go home or go to the ‘Edge of Extinction,’ where they will be pushed further than ever before for a chance to get back in the game.”
This season was filmed in the Mamanuca Islands in Fiji. It premieres on CBS on Wednesday, February 20. Check out the cast below.
Survivor: Edge of Extinction (Season 38) Cast
Dan “The Wardog” DaSilva (38)
Hometown: Ossining, N.Y.
Current Residence: Los Angeles
Occupation: Law Student/Former Military
Reem Daly (46)
Hometown: Fairfax, Va.
Current Residence: Ashburn, Va.
Rick Devens (33)
Hometown: Blacksburg, Va.
Current Residence: Macon, Ga.
Occupation: Morning News Anchor
Wendy Diaz (25)
Hometown: Los Angeles
Current Residence: Bell, Calif.
Occupation: Small Business Owner
Lauren O’Connell (21)
Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
Current Residence: Waco, Texas
Occupation: Student at Baylor University
Keith Sowell (19)
Hometown: Fayetteville, N.C.
Current Residence: Durham, N.C.
Occupation: Pre-Med Student
Chris Underwood (25)
Hometown: Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Current Residence: Greenville, S.C.
Occupation: District Sales Manager
Kelley Wentworth (31)
Hometown: Ephrata, Wash.
Current Residence: Seattle
Occupation: Marketing Manager
Previous Seasons: Second Chance, San Juan del Sur
David Wright (44)
Current Residence: Sherman Oaks, Calif.
Occupation: Television Writer
Previous Season: Millennials vs. Gen-X
Joe Anglim (29)
Hometown: Chandler, Ariz.
Current Residence: Ogden, Utah
Occupation: Multimedia Artist
Previous Seasons: Worlds Apart, Second Chance
Aubry Bracco (32)
Hometown: Hampton Falls, N.H.
Current Residence: Los Angeles
Occupation: Marketing Director
Previous Seasons: Kaoh Rong, Game Changers
Victoria Baamonde (23)
Hometown: Bronx, N.Y.
Current Residence: Bronx, N.Y.
Ron Clark (46)
Hometown: Chocowinity, N.C.
Current Residence: Atlanta
Occupation: Teacher, Ron Clark Academy
Julia Carter (24)
Hometown: Hazleton, Pa.
Current Residence: Bethesda, Md.
Occupation: Medical Assistant
Eric Hafemann (34)
Current Residence: Livermore, Calif.
Aurora McCreary (32)
Hometown: Pensacola, Fla.
Current Residence: Orlando, Fla.
Occupation: Divorce Lawyer
Julie Rosenberg (46)
Current Residence: New York, N.Y.
Gavin Whitson (23)
Hometown: Erwin, Tenn.
Current Residence: Erwin, Tenn.
Occupation: YMCA Program Director