‘Big Brother’ 16 Contestants: Meet The 2014 Cast That Will Compete In The Most ‘Twisted’ Season Yet [PHOTOS]

By @AmandaTVScoop on
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Season 16 of "Big Brother" will premiere on CBS on Wednesday, July 25 at 8 p.m. EDT and Thursday, July 26 at 9 p.m. EDT. CBS

Ready for a new season of “Big Brother”? CBS has released the new cast members for the 2014 season, which is promising to be the most “twisted” yet.

“Big Brother” host Julie Chen revealed that one twist will allow two houseguests to become the “Head of Household” (HOH) each week. The title will give the two houseguests special privileges – like a separate suite in the house and the ability to nominate other houseguests for eviction. However the HOH will not be safe from eviction.

The second twist for the season will introduce “Team America,” an “interactive element” that will allow fans of the show to “significantly influence the game.”

Sixteen houseguests will enter – but only one will walk away with the $500,000 grand prize. Meet the new housemates before the hit CBS reality show premieres on Wednesday, June 25 and Thursday, June 26:

Big Brother Jocasta Odom  CBS

Jocasta Odom is a 33-year-old minister who currently resides in Lovejoy, Georgia.

Big Brother Donny Thompson  CBS

Donny Thompson is a 42-year-old school groundskeeper from Albemarle, North Carolina.

Big Brother Joey Van Pelt  CBS

Joey Van Pelt is a 27-year-old makeup artist from Seattle, Washington.

Big Brother Paola Shea  CBS

Paola Shea is a 27-year-old DJ who currently resides in Astoria, New York.

Big Brother Nicole Franzel  CBS

Nicole Franzel is a 21-year-old nursing graduate from Ubly, Michigan.

Big Brother Caleb Reynolds  CBS

Caleb Reynolds is a 26-year-old adventure hunting guide who currently resides in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

Big Brother Zach Rance  CBS

Zach Rance is a 23-year-old recent college graduate from Palm Beach, Florida.

Big Brother Brittany Martinez  CBS

Brittany Martinez is a 29-year-old event coordinator who currently resides in Torrance, California.

Big Brother Frankie Grande  CBS

Frankie Grande is a 31-year-old YouTube personality who currently resides in New York City.

Big Brother Hayden Voss  CBS

Hayden Voss is a 21-year-old pedicab driver who currently resides in Long Beach, California.

Big Brother Christine Brecht  CBS

Christine Brecht is a 23-year-old barista from Tucson, Arizona.

Big Brother Victoria Rafaeli  CBS

Victoria Rafaeli is a 22-year-old photographer who currently resides in Weston, Florida.

Big Brother Devin Shepherd  CBS

Devin Shepherd is a 26-year-old former professional baseball player and motorcycle sales manager who currently resides in San Antonio, Texas.

Big Brother Derrick Levasseur  CBS

Derrick Levasseur is a 30-year-old police sergeant from Providence, Rhode Island.

Big Brother Cody Calafiore  CBS

Cody Calafiore is a 23-year-old sales account executive who currently resides in Howell, New Jersey.

Big Brother Amber Borzotra  CBS

Amber Borzotra is a 26-year-old esthetician who currently resides in North Hollywood, Califonia.

"Big Brother" season 16 will have a two-night premiere. The 2014 summer season will start on CBS on Wednesday, June 25 at 8 p.m. EDT and Thursday, June 26 at 9 p.m. EDT.

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