host Jeff Probst recently gave ET his take on Survivor: South Pacific
's newest cast members, which includes everyone from a Jersey girl, a marijuana dispenser, to notorious Survivor villain
Russell Hantz's 19-year-old nephew Brandon Hantz.
"I think one day in we might have a very good cast for Survivor: South Pacific," Probst tell ET excitedly.
He also reveals that Survivor: South Pacific
is bringing back one of the biggest show shake-ups from last season
, Redemption Island
, where contestants are not voted out of the game, but instead voted out of their tribe and sent to Redemption Island
where they'll face off in a duel with a fellow voted-off contestant.
"We're bringing back Redemption Island again this season, everyone seemed to love it last season including me, and I like it because it is a second chance," Probst explains. "It's gonna be difficult but not impossible," he says of Redemption Island survivors' chances to get back into the game.
Check out the video for a peek at some of the new season's most interesting cast members, and to see yet another cast shake-up revealed.
Survivor: South Pacific, filmed in Samoa, kicks off September 14 on CBS.