Sandra Diaz-Twine Joins Australian ‘Survivor’

A “Survivor” winner has determined it is time to return to the island — however this time she’s headed down beneath. Two-time “Survivor” winner Sandra Diaz-Twine has been cast on the brand new season of Australian “Survivor,” based on The Daily Mail. Here is what we all know thus far.

A Source Says Sandra Is Already In Australia

According to the Daily Mail, a “well-placed supply” says that Sandra, who received “Survivor: Pearl Islands” and “Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains,” is in North Queensland, Australia getting ready to movie the brand new season of Australian “Survivor.”

“Sandra is an enormous deal within the Survivor world and is assured she’s extra tenacious than anybody else they’ve had on the Australian show,’ the supply advised the Daily Mail, including, “She’s been in Queensland for a number of weeks now and has been instructed to maintain a low profile and never submit about why she is in Australia.”

For her half, Sandra has been quiet on social media. She is often fairly the prolific poster on Instagram, however she hasn’t posted something in three weeks.

The Daily Mail additionally stories that the season can have a “Blood vs. Water” theme the place previous castaways return and are actually taking part in with or towards their family members. The U.S. “Survivor” has accomplished that format twice, in season 27 and season 29.

TV Blackbox stories that two of the returning castaways are Samantha Gash and Mark Wales, who met on Australian “Survivor” in 2017 and are actually married and have one baby collectively. The website additionally mentioned that influencers Jay Bruno and Sophie Cachia are becoming a member of the cast, and superstar chef Khanh Ong from “MasterChef” Australian is as effectively.

It is unclear who Sandra, a five-time “Survivor” castaway and one-time mentor for “Island of the Idols,” is perhaps paired with within the “Blood vs. Water” theme. Her husband Marcus is a risk, as are her two daughters, Tatiana and Alanna, who’re of their mid-20s. The season is anticipated to premiere in February 2022 on Channel 10 in Australia.

How to Watch Sandra on Australian ‘Survivor’

Several seasons of Australian “Survivor” can be found on Paramount Plus, so maybe the CBS streaming service will finally carry Sandra’s season as effectively. It additionally seems just like the episodes for the newest season, which was season eight, had been placed on Daily Motion whereas the show was airing, so that could be a very good supply in 2022 too.

Finally, “Survivor” alums Jonny “Fairplay” Dalton and Matt Bischoff are additionally doing a watch-along for seasons of Australian “Survivor” by way of their Patreon. Maybe they may have the episodes obtainable as effectively.

In case you had been curious, Sandra just isn’t the primary U.S. “Survivor” participant to be cast on Australian “Survivor.” That distinction belongs to Russell Hantz. In 2018, he was cast on “Survivor: Champions v Contenders” for the Aussie model of the show, which was the third season. He was the primary individual voted out of the “Champions” tribe; the second individual voted out total. The “champions” and “contenders” distinction was outlined as champions being public figures from sports activities and leisure and contenders being common Australian residents.

One factor to notice — if Sandra goes to make it to the top of Australian “Survivor,” she’s going to be in for a protracted trip. The Aussie model lasts between 48 and 55 days — principally double the size of “Survivor 41,” which shortened the conventional U.S. “Survivor” taking pictures schedule from 39 days to 26 days.

Best of luck, Sandra!

“Survivor” airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Eastern and Pacific instances on CBS. The forty second season will air within the spring of 2022. Seasons 43 and 44 are casting now, so in the event you’ve all the time wished to use, now’s your likelihood!


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