'Bachelor in Paradise' season 7 cast revealed

This is the first new season to premiere in two years.

The cast for "Bachelor in Paradise" season 7 has been revealed.

The popular "Bachelor" spin-off -- which features fan favorites from both "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" returning for another shot at love -- is finally back, with 23 contestants ready to find romance at a beachside Mexican resort.

This is the first new season of "Bachelor in Paradise" to premiere in two years, as there was no 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This season, the only two contestants to have previously competed on "Bachelor in Paradise" are Joe Amabile from Becca Kufrin's season of "The Bachelorette" and Tahzjuan Hawkins from Colton Underwood's season of "The Bachelor."

Fresh off competing for Katie Thurston heart on the current "Bachelorette" season is Aaron Clancy, Connor Brennan, James Bonsall, Karl Smith and Tre Cooper. The rest of this season's contestants all appeared in "Bachelor" or "Bachelorette" seasons featuring Peter Weber, Clare Crawley, Tayshia Adams or Matt James.

Additional contestants will be announced throughout the season.

In addition to a new cast, ABC News previously confirmed that a slew of celebrities would be taking over hosting duties on "Bachelor in Paradise" in the wake of longtime host Chris Harrison's departure from the franchise. These celebrities include NSYNC singer Lance Bass, "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" star Tituss Burgess, rapper Lil Jon and comedian David Spade.

See the full list of contestants here:

Aaron Clancy of "The Bachelorette" 17 (Katie)

Abigail Heringer of "The Bachelor" 25 (Matt)

Brendan Morais of "The Bachelorette" 16 (Clare and Tayshia)

Connor Brennan of "The Bachelorette" 17 (Katie)

Deandra Kanu of "The Bachelor" 24 (Peter)

Ivan Hall of "The Bachelorette" 16 (Clare and Tayshia)

James Bonsall of "The Bachelorette" 17 (Katie)

Jessenia Cruz of "The Bachelor" 25 (Matt)

Joe Amabile of "The Bachelorette" 14 (Becca)

Karl Smith of "The Bachelorette" 17 (Katie)

Kelsey Weir of "The Bachelor" 24 (Peter)

Kenny Braasch of "The Bachelorette" 16 (Clare and Tayshia)

Mari Pepin-Solis of "The Bachelor" 25 (Matt)

Maurissa Gunn of "The Bachelor" 24 (Peter)

Natasha Parker of "The Bachelor" 24 (Peter)

Noah Erb of "The Bachelorette" 16 (Tayshia)

Serena Chew of "The Bachelor" 25 (Matt)

Serena Pitt of "The Bachelor" 25 (Matt)

Tahzjuan Hawkins of "The Bachelor" 23 (Colton)

Tammy Ly of "The Bachelor" 24 (Peter)

Tre Cooper of "The Bachelorette" 17 (Katie)

Victoria Larson of "The Bachelor" 25 (Matt)

Victoria Paul of "The Bachelor" 24 (Peter)

"Bachelor in Paradise" season 7 premieres Monday, Aug. 16, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. Episodes are also available to stream the next day on demand and on Hulu.

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