What is The Challenge?
According to an Instagram post from The Wash, the show is designed to be a combination of several reality shows we've already seen in Australia.
"If you're unsure of the format from the international versions, think a mash-up of SAS, Survivor and Ninja Warrior with a load of familiar faces doing gruelling challenges and mad stuff for a rumoured $1,000,000 prize," the post read.
The winner will receive $200,000 and go on to compete in The Challenge: Global Championship, where they’ll be representing Australia in the hopes of becoming the first ever Challenge World Champion.
Here, they'll be competing against winners from The Challenge: Argentina, The Challenge: USA, andThe Challenge: UK.
There’s no official word on when The Challenge Australia will hit our screens, but rumour has is that cameras are rolling now, so it’s definitely underway.
Who is starring on The Challenge Australia?
While the official cast list hasn't been confirmed, a rumoured cast list has been circulating or several days now with the below contestants.
Ex-Bachelor alum Brittany Hockley rose to fame on the Honey Badger's season, making it to the finale only to be told that he would be choosing nobody.
The following year, she went on to star in the Bachelor In Paradise and left with Timm Hanly, but the pair broke up shortly after leaving paradise.
Now, Hockley hosts a radio show on KIIS, co-hosts the Life Uncut podcast with Laura Byrne, with the pair revealing they are jointly releasing a book later this year.
Best known for winning the fifth season of Australia's Got Talent at 14-years-old, Jack Vidgen went on to sign a recording contract with Sony Records and later released two albums.
In 2019 he took participated in season eight of The Voice, but was unfortunately eliminated after the semi finals. Vidgen then went on to appear on America's Got Talent: The Champions and Australia's I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!
With seven Olympic medals to her name for swimming, Emily Seebohm is no stranger to breaking records. The swimmer was awarded the prestigious Medal of the Order of Australia in 2009 after breaking a world record in the pool.
In January of this year, she appeared on I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! and placed fourth. Seebohm is also a proud ambassador for Endometriosis Australia, having battled the condition herself.
Ugandan-Australian actress, model and fashion designer Suzan Mutesi is known for winning the African Fashion Designer of the year for 2012 and appearing in the 2019 TV series, Deadly Women.
Suzan's first book, Unapologetically Black was published in 2020, scoring her the award for best author. She is also working on a memoir about how she found her "unapologetic self" which explores themes relating to racism, friendships, trauma, church culture and more.
Suzan also hosts a podcast titled Unapologetically You, where she interviews people doing noteworthy, inspiring things in the community.
Anyone who watched Married At First Sight will be familiar with Cyclone Cyrell, who gained infamy for her explosive argument with fellow contestant, Martha Kalifatidis.
After failing to make it work with her onscreen husband Nic Jovanovic, Cyrell found love with Love Island Australia alumni, Eden Dally. Despite their tumultuous on-again off-again relationship, the pair welcomed a son named Boston in February 2020 and appear to be going steady.
Crowned the winner of Big Brother Australia season 13, Marley is no stranger to the reality tv circuit. The basketball player is in a long-distance relationship with an American soccer player, with the pair revealing that they plan to get married and settle down in Australia in the coming years.
Influencer Kiki Morris rose to prominence after appearing on Richie Strachan's season of The Bachelor and later, Bachelor in Paradise.
Following her stint in paradise, she dated infamous Bachelorette-alum Ciarran Stott, but the pair broke things off shortly afterward.
Arguably one of the most well-known names within The Bachelor franchise, Megan Marx became known for rejecting Richie Strachan's rose and going on to find love with fellow contestant, Tiffany Scanlon.
Then, after appearing on Bachelor In Paradise, she began dating Jake Ellis, with the pair breaking up and making up for a total of three times before separating for good.
She is a blogger, model, and writer, releasing a psycho- thriller novel which is loosely based on her time on The Bachelor. She also has a degree in Health Sciences and has previously worked as a health promotions officer.
David Subritzky is an English-born, Australian influencer who appeared on season eight of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!
He spent the first 16 years of his life growing up in the UK in Lancashire before moving to Australia with his family in 2012.