We’ve nonetheless acquired just a little wait till I’m a Superstar…Get Me Out of Right here! returns to ITV for its 19th sequence – however present bosses are already busy sourcing this 12 months’s campmates.
The stellar work of movie star government Micky Van Praagh made jungle legends of Harry Redknapp, Emily Atack and Noel Edmonds, with the casting group hoping to recreate the identical magic for this 12 months.
Van Praagh is beginning to craft the camp, admitting that whereas she acknowledges the present did nicely final 12 months, she is hoping for one thing “completely different” for 2019.
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Talking on the BAFTA Masterclass for I’m a Superstar… Get Me Out of Right here!, she stated: “It’s very early days, however we’ve already began casting.
“I believe we all know what works. I consider our present as a comedy and so I’m searching for people who find themselves humorous and excessive vitality as we all know these varieties of issues at all times work.
“But otherwise you want to do something completely different every year. You’re never looking for the next Harry Redknapp or the next John Barrowman or the next Fleur East. You’ve got to do something different.”
Whereas Van Praagh insists she by no means does the present “by numbers”, it could possibly be argued that there’s a system that the newer sequence of I’m a Celeb follows in terms of casting – a barely older ‘geezer’ father determine of the camp (Larry Lamb and Harry Redknapp) a younger and chipper TV persona (see Scarlett Moffatt and Emily Atack) and, inevitably, a cleaning soap star or two (Lucy Pargenter and Rita Simons).
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Inventive director Richard Cowles stated whereas older actuality exhibits resembling Large Brother have intentionally sought to solid fiery personalities as a way to fire up fights, I’m a Superstar’s enchantment stems from its heat; selecting to see how attention-grabbing characters reply to the pressures of the cruel setting.
“We have never casted for conflict,” he stated. “If arguments go on for too lengthy it could possibly get a bit boring and relentless.
“We will always try and cast for warmth and for people to get on. But we want it to be as stressful as it can be because that’s when you see people’s true colours and how they would react.”
With Harry Redknapp the worthwhile winner for the 2018 sequence, who’s rumoured to be following in his footsteps to be topped the subsequent King (or Queen) of the Jungle when the present returns in November 2019?
Rumoured I’m a Superstar… Get Me Out of Right here! contestants
The daytime TV staple (and Alan Partridge channeller) is being “chased” by producers to affix the 2019 line-up, based on hosts Ant and Dec.
The pair stated on the Royal Tv Society that the 63-year-old was being “tracked down”.
DJ Tim Westwood and former footballer Alan Shearer are additionally reportedly being thought of.
“We have a list that we get every year and we add to it and subtract from it,” Dec stated.
The controversial journalist and broadcaster jokingly stated he would be part of camp for a princely sum of £10 million – nevertheless it appears its a worth value paying for hosts Ant and Dec.
Chatting with Susanna Reid on the Royal Tv Society, Dec defined, “There’s a man who sits on this seat subsequent to you who has stated he would do it for a specific amount.
“Piers has said he would do it for a certain amount of money, which I think we could meet, but he keeps on wriggling out of it.”
Ought to Piers even get anyplace close to his £10 million quantity, he would grow to be the very best paid campmate ever. Noel Edmonds beforehand accepted £600,000 to seem in I’m a Celeb final 12 months – and was voted off first.
Attwood has been rumoured yearly since discovering fame on Love Island in 2017, however has didn’t materialise Down Below.
Nevertheless, 2019 could lastly see the 28-year-old in camp, after she revealed she was “in talks” with present bosses, including that showing on spin-0ff present Further Camp gave her a style for the present.
“There have been conversations with I’m A Celebrity. It’s ongoing. It would be my dream to do the jungle. I’ve made no qualms about that. It’s such an iconic show,” she instructed the Every day Star.
“Going out there gave me a taste for it. I got to do a trial, which was amazing. I think if I got to go on the show I would surprise people. I’m more of a tomboy than people think. Just because you look a certain way doesn’t mean you can’t eat a spider.”
The Coronation Road star, who has performed Tyrone Dobbs on the cleaning soap since 1998, fuelled rumours that he can be showing within the new sequence of I’m a Celeb by posting a teasing image on Instagram.
Within the pic, he’s donning mountain climbing gear within the wilderness, whereas the caption reads: “It’s a jungle out there.” The bug emoji actually tipped issues over the sting.
The X Issue boybander, who received the present as a part of Rak-Su in 2017, has been rumoured for the jungle following his messy break-up from Love Island 2017 star Gabby Allen.
“Myles is a free agent now and so he can’t wait to go to Australia and get away,” an insider instructed The Solar. “It’s a physical and mental challenge and he’s really looking forward to testing himself.”
Haskell – who retired in Might 2019 after two stints at Wasps and 77 appearances for his nation – is son-in-law to TV presenting duo Richard Madeley (he married their daughter Chloe in 2018).
“They’ve made him an honest supply and are hopeful he’ll join,’ a supply instructed The Solar. Nevertheless, it’s unclear how his latest pivot to the Combined Martial Arts will have an effect on his capability to take part within the sequence. In August 2019, he introduced that he might be competing in his first bout for Bellator MMA within the USA within the first half of 2020.
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Paul Hollywood’s ex girlfriend appears eager to swap his baked items for cheese fruit, maggots and all method of critters for a stint within the I’m A Superstar jungle camp after she preferred two posts on Instagram calling for her to affix this 12 months’s line-up.
A supply additionally claimed to Mail On Sunday that she is planning on utilizing the present as a springboard to safe her personal present about horses. “Summer is the person to sign up right now and she is keen to get herself on television,” they stated. “Clearly I’m A Superstar can be her prime prize.”
Blue’s Duncan James has reportedly signed a deal to seem on the subsequent sequence, based on The Solar, who reported the singer and former Hollyoaks actor is selecting up a good-looking cheque to battle his phobia of snakes head-on.
“Producers think he could be telly gold because he will have to face his phobias head-on,” a supply stated. “The best campmates are the ones who have to overcome their fears — and Duncan has told them he is game for anything.”