Meet Your 'Survivor: China' Castaways

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A grave digger, a Christian talk radio host, a chicken farmer and a WWE wrestler lead the newly announced castaways for CBS' "Survivor: China."

The 15th installment of the Mark Burnett-produced CBS staple will premiere on Thursday, Sept. 20 in an episode that finds the castaways starting in downtown Shanghai and moving to HuangPu Mountain's Mi Tuo Temple for a Buddhist ceremony. Then the castaways will be placed on separate islands on the Zhelin Lake in the Jiangxi Province.

Each tribe will be given a copy of Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" for motivation and assistance.

Brilliant or vaguely racist? We'll leave it to the castaways and host Jeff Probst to decide.

In case you're curious, the WWE wrestler is Ashley, winner of the 2005 RAW Diva Search. She was also on the cover of the April 2007 issue of Playboy, according to her bio.

The chicken farmer? None other than Chicken Morris, who is also this season's oldest contestant at 47.

And not only does Leslie host a mid-morning radio show on Christian talk radio, but she was also represented North Carolina in 2001's Mrs. USA pageant.

Based on a quick skim of the other contestants, we're looking forward to seeing how Jean-Robert's professional poker skills will play in the wilderness, much less how Frosti will convert his parkour athleticism to a more rural environment.

Here's a little info on the 16 new castaways viewers will meet formally when "Survivor: China" premieres on Thursday, Sept. 20:

Name: Jean-Robert Bellande
Age: 36
Hometown: Las Vegas
Occupation: Professional poker player

Name: James Clement
Age: 30
Hometown: Lafayette, La.
Occupation: Grave digger

Name: Dave Cruser
Age: 37
Hometown: Simi Valley, CA
Occupation: Former model

Name: Jaime Dugan
Age: 22
Hometown: Columbia, S.C.
Occupation: Student

Name: Todd Herzog
Age: 22
Hometown: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Occupation: Flight attendant

Name: Erik Huffman
Age: 26
Hometown: Nashville
Occupation: Musician

Name: Amanda Kimmel
Age: 23
Hometown: Los Angeles
Occupation: Hiking guide

Name: Peih-Gee Law
Age: 29
Hometown: Marina Del Rey, CA (born in Hong Kong)
Occupation: Jeweler

Name: Sherea Lloyd
Age: 26
Hometown: Atlanta
Occupation: Elementary teacher

Name: Denise Martin
Age: 40
Hometown: Douglas, Mass.
Occupation: School lunch lady

Name: Ashley Massaro
Age: 28
Hometown: East Northport, NY
Occupation: WWE wrestler

Name: Chicken Morris
Age: 47
Hometown: Marion, Va.
Occupation: Chicken Farmer

Name: Leslie Nease
Age: 38
Hometown: Tega Cay, S.C.
Occupation: Christian radio talk show host

Name: Aaron Resiberger
Age: 32
Hometown: Venice, CA
Occupation: Surfing Instructor

Name: Courtney Yates
Age: 26
Hometown: New York City
Occupation: Waitress

Name: Frosti Zernow
Age: 20
Hometown: Chicago
Occupation: Parkour athlete/Student

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