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Bachelor in Paradise: Who is on this season? Full cast revealed

It’s almost time for poolside partner-swapping.Channel 10 has finally unveiled the full early cast of Bachelor in Paradise, with the reality show premiering on July 15 for all our reality TV romance and Osher Günsberg needs.One Bach alum in particular has come as a surprise to fans, with Jake Ellis returning to the franchise for…

It’s almost time for poolside partner-swapping.

Channel 10 has finally unveiled the full early cast of Bachelor in Paradise, with the reality show premiering on July 15 for all our reality TV romance and Osher Günsberg needs.

One Bach alum in particular has come as a surprise to fans, with Jake Ellis returning to the franchise for the third time.

Ellis split from Megan Marx – who he met on Bachelor in Paradise season one – in 2018.

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Here’s the full first crop of hopefuls we’ll be meeting again in Fiji:

Helena Sauzier (Matt Agnew’s season)

After a dramatic hometown visit and multiple threats to leave the mansion, Helena came in third on Dr Matt‘s season of The Bachelor. She’s back to find love in Paradise this year.

Jamie Doran (Angie Kent’s season)

Jamie was widely dubbed the “stage-five clinger” on season five of The Bachelorette, striking out with Angie Kent for being “too intense”.

Cassandra Mamone (Matt Agnew’s season)

The jewellery designer from Matt Agnew’s season joins the Paradise crew.

Timm Hanly (Angie Kent’s season )

One half of this year’s most unlikely Paradise pair, Timm Hanly, who broke hearts when he was rejected by Angie Kent on The Bachelorette last year, seems to hit it off with Brittany Hockley in the trailer. Here’s hoping it’s second time lucky for the quirky Melbourne local.

Brittney Weldon (Nick Cummins’ season)

It’ll be third time lucky for the quirky star who had a short but memorable stint on Nick Cummins’ season of The Bachelor, and went on to become a fan favourite on Bachelor in Paradise season 2.

Her time in Fiji was cut short when her brief romance with Ivan Krslovic came to an end.

Mary Viturino (Matt Agnew’s season)

Hailing from Matt Agnew’s season, Mary – who secured a loyal following with her hilarious reactions on the show – is back for another crack at love.

Jake Ellis (Georgia Love’s season)

Returning for his second chance at love in the tropics, and third time on The Bachelor in total, is loveable bad boy Jake Ellis.

He narrowly missed out on Bachelorette Georgia Love’s heart in 2017, before finding an on-off relationship with Megan Marx on season one of Bachelor In Paradise. Following a dramatic split from Marx in 2018, Ellis is ready to find love again.

Niranga Amarasinghe (Angie Kent’s season)

Niranga was eliminated around halfway through Angie’s season, but can be remembered for his witty one liners. He’s rejoining Bach world in picturesque paradise.

Ciarran Stott (Angie Kent’s season)

Ciarran was one of the standouts of Angie Kent’s season of The Bachelorette, but his time on the show was cut short due to the passing of his grandmother.

This time around, given his ex-girlfriend Renee Barrett is rumoured to make an appearance, and recent trailers hint at some serious drama involving the cheeky Brit, it‘s already safe to say Ciarran’s second shot at reality TV love is going to be entertaining.

Abbie Chatfield (Matt Agnew’s season)

From copping flack from several fellow contestants who labelled her “fake” on the show, to receiving harsh public backlash for her confident courtship of Matt Agnew, Abbie’s Bachelor experience was one rife with drama.

In the Bachelor in Paradise trailer, the 24-year-old makes it known she’s there for none other than Ciarran Stott – who couldn’t be more different from astrophysicist Matt Agnew. Something (a glimpse of Ciarran kissing another girl) tells us it may not work out between the pair.

Janey Birks (Richie Strahan’s season)

The bubbly children’s entertainer and avid Disney fan is probably best remembered by her quirky entrance during 2016’s season of The Bachelor.

When asked what she wanted out of the experience, she replied to Richie: “I think you’re really handsome and I would like to date you,” before deliberately slipping off her glittery heel for Richie to return.

The dancer is having another crack at finding her Prince Charming in Paradise.

Brittany Hockley (Nick Cummins’ season)

The co-host of podcast Life Uncut, with 2017 Bachelor winner Laura Byrne, seems smitten by Timm Hanly in early footage of the season.

Glenn Smith (Angie Kent’s season)

Tall blonde Glenn barely made a peep on Angie’s season of The Bachelorette. Here’s hoping we get to know the Perth hunk in Paradise.

And intruder Keira Maguire (Richie Strahan’s season)

One of the most memorable Bach contestants of all time, the “villain” of Richie Strahan’s season has appeared in Paradise before – where she struck-up an on-off romance with Jarrod Woodgate in season one. Single again, Keira is ready for another shot at love.

And that’s just the beginning – with the Bachelor in Paradise Instagram account hinting there are more familiar faces to come.

It’s certainly shaping up to be a juicy season.

Speaking on the TV Blackbox podcast at the end of last year, just after filming for the 2020 season of Bachelor in Paradise wrapped up, Channel 10’s Daniel Monaghan shared there was “love at the end” of the new season.

“It’s been a stellar, stellar season of Paradise over in Fiji, we’ve got some really good cast over there, not that I can talk about them in full now,” he said.

“We’re really comfortable with how that’s landed and the love that’s come out of it, at the end. You know, we love the drama, but to have love at the end of it as well is really refreshing.”

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As the latest Channel 10 trailer teases, it could very well be between fan favourites Brittany Hockley, from Nick Cummins’ season, and Timm Hanly, runner-up up in the race for Angie Kent’s heart.

Meanwhile – Abbie Chatfield – who copped backlash from viewers following Matt Agnew’s season of The Bachelor, told New Idea last month that she’s nervous about her portrayal.

“I already am worried about how the edits are going to go,” Abbie told the publication.

“I think when you’re on TV, you’re a one-dimensional character. And my character was overtly sexual and confident, and to a lot of people that equals ‘b**ch’.”

It’s believed Abbie leaves Bachelor in Paradise early, after she was spotted heading home from Fiji just a few days after the show began filming.

Bachelor in Paradise airs Wednesday, July 15 from 7.30pm on Channel 10.

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