The first trailer for Married At First Sight Australia 2019 has been revealed, and in true form, it hasn't come without some big surprises.
As the series gears up to kick off across the ditch at the end of January (and shortly thereafter in New Zealand), the new teaser has revealed some of the contestants who will be saying 'I Do' on the popular reality show.
Staying true to the show's dramatic nature, it shows the brides and grooms navigating their way though a vast maze in an attempt to find their match as Never Enough, a song from the hit musical The Greatest Showman, plays in the background.
Among the new cast are some faces very familiar to Australian audiences, including Professional cricketer Cameron Merchant, Home and Away extra Sam Ball and First Dates Australia star Dino Hira.
And of all the new personalities, it's Sam that really steals the show. In the teaser, he says: "I'm looking for that missing piece in my life. I'm ready, I'm definitely ready."
Let the drama unfold!
Meanwhile, Dino Hira, who was previously unlucky in love on First Dates Australia, is in for a second chance in the new series. He already has a 10,000 strong following on social media, and that's no doubt set to grow exponentially.
Cricketer Cameron Merchant will also be joining the cast - he will be marrying redhead Julie Robinson.
The Daily Mail reported that sparks instantly flew between the pair, who shared an affectionate kiss at their wedding ceremony in Sydney's Centennial Park.
The pair reportedly then spent the night flirting and laughing together. Cameron played cricket for Australia before heading to New Zealand where he played for Northern Districts.
He's also already had a few stints on television, having previously appeared on Fox Sports in Australia - so his MAFS gig should be old hat!
Another reality TV star joining the cast is Bronson Norrish, who took to the small screen in Australian Ninja Warrior earlier this year. He'll be marrying Ines Basic on the show - who also appeared in the trailer.
The trailer also reveals several other cast members who are not well known, but going by their expressive displays, promise no less drama. And if last season is anything to go by, we'll be getting plenty of it - even when the show is over.
There could yet be one more familiar face appearing in the next season. In November, NW magazine reported that Ryan Gallagher, one of last season's favourites, is set to make an epic return to the hit series in 2019, and his next stint is set to be just as explosive as the last.
While his appearance has not yet been officially confirmed, an insider told the publication that it was his popularity that was a catalyst for a second chance on the show.
"It's the biggest secret of next season," they revealed. "Fans were obsessed with him, so Channel Nine were desperate to bring him back."
Bring on the next season!
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