It turns out you’re more likely to win an Oscar than find love in the villa but that hasn’t stopped this year’s hopefuls packing their personalised suitcases (#spon) and heading to an island in the sun with dreams of coupling up.
Updated for television, Chimerica takes place during the 2016 US Presidential election and explores current political issues including censorship, fake news and the impact of political protest.
Actor, comedian and rapper Richard Blackwood is best known for his time on EastEnders playing police informant Vincent Hubbard, who departed the square last April.
The award-winning reality series will see 11 singletons couple up in the hopes of winning over the public and taking home a cash prize (and finding love, of course).
Expect egos, muggy behaviour and a lot of eggs being put in one basket as this year's line-up includes a nuclear design engineer, Danny Dyer's daughter, a West End performer and another ex-popstar (well...kind of).