CBS Reveals ‘Big Brother’ Season 14 Cast, New Twist

by | July 5, 2012 at 11:34 AM | Big Brother

Big Brother competitor Willie Hantz (Cliff Lipson/CBS)

CBS has released the names of the 12 new houseguests competing on “Big Brother” this summer. They include:  a model, a heavy metal musician, an owner of a mobile spray tan company, a Willie (the younger brother of “Survivor” villain Russell Hantz), a Wil with one “l”, and more.

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In a series first, CBS is allowing four successful “Brother” all-stars to return and play the game with their own agenda for a shot at winning their own prize.

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The identities of the four returning stars and the details of their mission will be announced when “Big Brother” premieres on Thursday, July 12 at 9/8c on CBS.

Below, a list of the contenders looking to score the $500,000 grand prize [per CBS]:

Jenn Arroyo, 37
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Current City: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Musician / Former Bass Player for the Female Metal Group “Kittie”

Joe Arvin, 41
Hometown: Lexington, Ky.
Current City: Schererville, Ind.
Chef

Frank Eudy, 28
Hometown: Marion, Ark.
Current City: Naples, Fla.
Unemployed

Jodi Rollins, 42
Hometown: Englewood, Colo.
Current City: Calipatria, Calif.
Restaurant Server

Willie Hantz, 34
Hometown: Vinton, La.
Current City: Dayton, Texas
Tankerman

Wil Heuser, 24
Hometown: Louisville, Ky.
Current City: Louisville, Ky.
Marketing Consultant

Ashley Iocco, 26
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Current City: West Hollywood, Calif.
Owner of a Mobile Spray Tanning Company

Shane Meaney, 26
Hometown: Bennington, Vt.
Current City: Bennington, Vt.
House Flipper

Kara Monaco, 29
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
Current City: Los Angeles, Calif.
Model

Danielle Murphree, 23
Hometown: Grant, Ala.
Current City: Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Nurse

JoJo Spatafora, 26
Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.
Current City: Staten Island, N.Y.
Bartender

Ian Terry, 21
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Current City: New Orleans, La.
Engineering Student

Check Out a Promo Featuring the New Houseguests Below: