‘Survivor’ Cast 2019 List Revealed, New Season Includes Shocking New Twists

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Survivor: Age of Extinction has finally revealed their cast list just three weeks away from the premiere. There will be four returning cast members from previous seasons. They will be joined by 14 new contestants to the show.

Survivor Releases Cast List

The long-awaited cast list of 18 has finally been revealed for the new season of Survivor. According to EW, The list includes:

“Manu” Tribe

Dan “The Wardog” DaSilva, Rick Devens, Lauren O’Connell, Wendy Diaz, Reem Daly, Chris Underwood, Keith Sowell, David Wright (Previous Season: Millennials vs. Gen-X), Kelley Wentworth (Previous Seasons: Second Chance, San Juan del Sur)

“Kama” Tribe

Aubry Bracco (Previous Seasons: Kaoh Rong, Game Changers), Joe Anglim (Previous Seasons: Worlds Apart, Second Chance), Gavin Whitson, Ron Clark, Julia Carter, Eric Hafemann, Aurora McCreary, Julie Rosenberg and Victoria Baamonde

This Season’s Theme

The theme of Age of Extinction is a little different and comes in two different parts. It definitely sounds different than other seasons. Apparently, once voted out, players will be able to end their game play or get on a boat, but that’s all they know. Jeff Probst explained a bit about it.

“There’s two elements to it. There’s the spiritual and there’s the gameplay. The gameplay is — you don’t know this, it’s a secret — but when you’re voted out, you’re going to leave Tribal and walk around the corner and finally come to this lighted torch with a signpost. And the signpost will say, ‘You have a decision to make. If you’re done playing and you want your adventure to end, keep walking. If, however, you want a chance to get back in the game, take the torch and get in the boat.’ That’s all you know.”


The idea is players decide when their game will end or if they will fight for the shot to get back into the game. Jeff went on to say this idea came from trying to go deeper into Survivor. For some people, this will be more than just a way to win money. This twist is for the people who are ready to try to get back into the game because some people just want to give up.

CBS has a lot going on right now with this new cast list they have released. They also have Celebrity Big Brother in full swing right now.

Are you excited for Survivor: Age of Extinction? Let us know if you’re excited for the cast and new twist in the comments. Be sure to tune in to see the new season February 20 on CBS.

Haley Cook

One Comment

  1. I’m not very excited about this season of Survivor and I have watched every season and every episode since the very first one. Why? Because I hate it when you have a new cast plus returning players. It’s my least favorite set-up. My favorite is all new players. I’m okay with a cast of all returning players but I don’t like it. I hate it when you have a new cast plus 2 or 4 returning players. The returning players have a clear advantage. As far as the new twist goes-isn’t it just like Exile Island but with a new name? The Exile Island you had when it was first used-the person voted off had to fight to get back in the game by winning a challenge with the next person voted off to get back in the game. Maybe you called it something else back then. Anyway, I hate the idea. Once voted off, stay voted off. You’ve had some great twists in the game before. I don’t hate all twists. I love this game so much, so I’m not a negative Nancy. I just don’t like these two things.

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