big brother 14 cast 'Big Brother 14' cast includes Russell Hantz's brother, a Playmate of the Year and moreCBS has announced the cast for “Big Brother 14” and let us tell you, hamster fans – it’s shaping up to be a good one. Russell Hantz’s brother Willie is joining the house, as well as Kara Monaco (above, left), a former Playmate of the Year for Playboy. Also amongst the houseguests is Frank Eudy (above, right), son of 1980s wrestler Sid Vicious.

We’ve already posted our interviews with Willie and Kara – look for more interviews throughout the week leading up to the premiere on Thursday, July 12 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CBS. Don’t forget – sign up for the live feeds%name 'Big Brother 14' cast includes Russell Hantz's brother, a Playmate of the Year and more while you can get a discount!

Wondering why there are only 12 hamsters? In a series first, four of the most successful
players to ever enter the house will return to play their
own game and for their own separate prize. The identities of the four
returning players and details surrounding their
mission inside the house will be revealed during the season premiere.

The cast is as follows:

Jenn Arroyo, 37
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Current City: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Musician / Former Bass Player for the Female Metal Group “Kittie”

Joe Arvin, 41
Hometown: Lexington, Ky.
Current City: Schererville, Ind.

Frank Eudy, 28
Hometown: Marion, Ark.
Current City: Naples, Fla.

Jodi Rollins, 42
Hometown: Englewood, Colo.
Current City: Calipatria, Calif.
Restaurant Server

Willie Hantz, 34
Hometown: Vinton, La.
Current City: Dayton, Texas

Wil Heuser, 24
Hometown: Louisville, Ky.
Current City: Louisville, Ky.
Marketing Consultant

Ashley Iocco, 26
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Current City: West Hollywood, Calif.
Owner of a Mobile Spray Tanning Company

Shane Meaney, 26
Hometown: Bennington, Vt.
Current City: Bennington, Vt.
House Flipper
Kara Monaco, 29                                                                               
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.       
Current City: Los Angeles, Calif.         

Danielle Murphree, 23
Hometown: Grant, Ala.
Current City: Tuscaloosa, Ala.

JoJo Spatafora, 26
Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.
Current City: Staten Island, N.Y.

Ian Terry, 21
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Current City: New Orleans, La.
Engineering Student

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."