The Big Brother 18 premiere is just a few short hours away, but for those who just can’t wait for a little spoilers info on what’s coming up… Here’s what we know so far! While we don’t have any seriously major Big Brother spoilers coming out yet, if you don’t want to know ANYTHING, then go ahead and move along please!
We already know from previous Big Brother 18 spoilers hints dropped by the executive producers that the house decorations this year will factor into the game like never before. The usually reliable spoilers sources out there that we know and love have revealed the likely names of the mystery houseguest returnees joining the 12 new cast members during the premiere.
Now, just hours before the season kicks off, executive producer Allison Grodner has dropped several more interesting Big Brother 18 spoilers for us to ponder before the show premieres tonight. In case you weren’t aware, the houseguests moved into the house back on June 15 and have already been playing the game for a week. So a lot has been going on that we won’t know about until the two-night premiere is over and the Big Brother Live Feeds are turned on.
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What we do know is that the premiere for season 18 is apparently going to be quite different than previous years. According to Grodner, there will be “more challenges on opening night than we’ve ever had in the history of Big Brother.” Apparently, some of the new twists happening during the premiere and later in the season will actually involve the whole ‘Summer Vacation’ theme of the house, and objects and decorations inside and out.
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Grodner says the two-night premiere is packed with “a lot of action, a lot of fun competitions, there’s twists and turns and reveals, and you’ll find out whether indeed there are just 12 [houseguests] or if there will be more than that.”
THR notes, as we have as well, that there are no blondes among the newbie players this season. However, Grodner hints that those rumors about Nicole Franzel being one of the returning players, along with Da’vonne Rogers), James Huling, and Frank Eudy might indeed be true. “Well, yeah, you never know,” she says.
However, the whole idea that having two siblings of previous cast members means something special seems to be a wash, according to several quotes from Grodner in a few different interviews. Apparently it just happens to be a ‘coincidence’ that both Tiffany Rousso and Paulie Calafiore ended up on this season. We’ll see soon if that’s actually true.
As far as the Big Brother 18 cast diversity in general, Grodner says this is one of the “more diverse” groups of houseguests in the show’s history. “We have a gay man, a bisexual woman, people from all different backgrounds: Armenian, Filipino, Venezuelan, Puerto Rican, and African-American.”
While we are pretty certain Jozea Flores is the gay man in question, we read somewhere that the ‘bisexual’ female cast member is Tiffany Rousso, but don’t have the link to that for proof. We’d certainly love it if there might be another bi-curious lady hiding in the cast, because a fun girl/girl showmance would be a nice change this season!
During the past week the players have been in the house, Grodner says they have been quite the busy little bees. “There’s definately already alliances happening. There’s definately sparks of a showmance happening,” executive producer Rich Meehan tells THR. “There’s certainly blooming flirtations that could be showmances,” Grodner says and dropped a few hints that houseguests Victor Arroyo and Natalie Negrotti might be involved.
There are apparently some folks that are already rubbing some of the other houseguests the wrong way, according to some comments made in the Diary Room. But it “hasn’t exploded or anything in the house yet,” according to Grodner. “There’s definately lines drawn in the sand, the game has gone on quite quickly, which is interesting, and [there are] strong opinions.”
Lastly, we know there is a new competition replacing Battle of the Block that will air on Sunday night episodes, but so far all we have is speculation on what that might be. Apparently we may have to wait until this Sunday before we’ll find out, as Grodner hinted the new comp would not be revealed during the two-night premiere. (Although it’s likely we’ll get some clues from the Big Brother Live Feeds after they are turned on Thursday night.) However, Grodner did admit that “it will definitely change how everyone plays the game.”