'The Challenge: All Stars': Filming for Season 3 Reportedly Already Started

[Spoiler alert: Spoilers ahead for The Challenge: All Stars 3.]

Itching to compete again, former champ Mark Long pitched the idea for a spinoff of The Challenge featuring only seasoned veterans. Many memorable contestants who haven’t appeared in years expressed their interest and the season came to fruition in Apr. 2021 on Paramount+. After a successful 10 episodes and fans noted they wanted more, All Stars was renewed for Season 2, which will premiere on Nov. 11, 2021. Nearly a month before the series will debut on the streaming service, the cast for All Stars 3 has reportedly already left to film.

‘The Challenge: All Stars 2’ is returning in Nov. 2021

In 2020, veteran Mark Long began publicly campaigning for a spinoff consisting only of OG players. After a meeting with The Challenge producers, Bunim/Murray, his idea came to fruition and All Stars debuted in Apr. 2021.

Filmed in the Andes Mountains, Argentina, 22 memorable faces battled it out over the course of 10 episodes for the title and $500,000. Challenge 2000 champ Yes Duffy walked away as the winner but won’t return to defend his crown.

Instead, the All Stars 2 cast consisting of memorable fan-favorites including Ayanna Mackins, Cohutta Grindstaff, Casey Cooper, Derek Chavez, Jasmine Fougere, Laterrian Wallace, Jonna Mannion, Ryan Kehoe, Leah Gillingwater, Steve Meinke, Melinda Collins (Stolp), Teck Holmes, Sophia Pasquis, and Tina Barta, as well as former champs Brad Fiorenza, Darrell Taylor, Derrick Kosinski, Jodi Weatherton, MJ Garrett, Katie Cooley (Doyle), Kendal Darnell (Sheppard), and Janelle Casaneve, who will all have a shot at the title.

The cast reportedly has already left to film season 3

Known spoiler account PinkRose reported the third season of All Stars has already started filming, a month before Season 2 has aired. After spending time in Miami, Florida, for quarantine, the account claims the cast flew to Panama on Oct. 17, where they will compete for the cash prize.

Brad, MJ, Tina, Darrell, Jonna, Derrick, Kendal, Laterrian, and Nehemiah are posed to compete in back-to-back seasons. Beth Stolarczyk (7 seasons, 1 win), Mark Long (6 seasons, 2 wins), Jemmye Carroll (7 seasons), Syrus Yarbrough (5 seasons, 1 win), Jonna Mannion (5 seasons), Kellyanne Judd (4 seasons), and Yes Duffy (3 seasons, 1 win) competed in season 1 and will reportedly return for All Stars 3 after taking a season break.

They will all battle against each other and new faces that include memorable heavy hitters such as Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio (20 seasons, 7 wins), Wes Bergmann (14 seasons, 2 wins), Veronica Portillo (11 seasons, 2 wins), Jordan Wiseley (6 seasons, 3 wins), Roni Martin (2 seasons, 2 wins), Cynthia Roberts (2 seasons, 1 win), Kailah Casillas (5 seasons), Tina Barta (5 seasons), Melinda Collins (4 seasons), and Nia Moore (2 seasons).

The cast list isn’t finalized and can change at any moment. Additionally, it’s unclear if the competitors will compete for a higher cash prize than $500,000. The Challenge: All Stars 2 debuts Nov. 11, 2021, on Paramount+. Season 3 will likely premiere a few months afterward.

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