As MTV Entertainment Studios continues to engage existing IP, Shadow and Act has confirmed that a reboot of The Surreal Life is set for VH1 this fall.
The logline: The iconic series notorious for legendary “celeb-reality,” returns with eight unexpected stars coming together for a wild, over-the-top journey that pushes them to reveal different sides of themselves in surprising ways.
“The Surreal Life is known for bringing together some of the biggest names in pop culture and creating many unforgettable moments in reality television,” Nina L. Diaz, President of Content and Chief Creative Officer of MTV Entertainment Group. “We are excited to see how this stellar celebrity cast will make captivating television for audiences everywhere.”
The cast includes August Alsina, CJ Perry, Dennis Rodman, Frankie Muniz, Kim Coles, Manny MUA, Stormy Daniels and Tamar Braxton
The Surreal Life is executive produced by Christian Sarabia, Fernando Mills, Ken Martinez and Nicole Elliott for 51 Minds Entertainment. Elena Diaz, Tolani Holmes and Dan Caster are executive producers for MTV Entertainment Group. Donny Herran & Angela Liao serve as Executives in Charge for MTV Entertainment Group and Kat Uyenco, Jen McGrogan and Jordan Browne are co-executive producers for 51 Minds.
The original series ran for six seasons, with the first two on The WB and the following four on VH1. Stars featured over the years included MC Hammer, Tammy Faye Messner, Flavor Flav, Brigitte Nielsen, DaBrat, Sandra “Pepa” Denton and Florence Henderson.