In a report from Deadline on Thursday, CJ Perry (formerly known as Lana in WWE) will be part of the cast for VH1’s revival of reality series “The Surreal Life.”
The show is being rebooted with a new season that will premiere on VH1 this fall. The original series aired from 2003 to 2006.
In addition to Perry Basketball Hall of Famer and former nWo member Dennis Rodman will be part of the cast. Perry and Rodman will also be joined by August Alsina, Stormy Daniels, Tamar Braxton, Frankie Muniz, Kim Coles, and Manny MUA.
Deadline noted that VH1 hyped the cast as “coming together for a wild, over the top journey that pushes them to reveal different sides of themselves in surprising ways.”
“The Surreal Life is known for bringing together some of the biggest names in pop culture and creating many unforgettable moments in reality television,” said Nina L. Diaz, President of Content and Chief Creative Officer of MTV Entertainment Group. “We are excited to see how this stellar celebrity cast will make captivating television for audiences everywhere.”
Perry was released by WWE on June 2 as a part of budget cuts.