Beware! Keep your mind and eyes open because the people you are talking with may con you by showing their different selves! The Circle US is back for its fifth season, and we are more than excited to know how the contestants are going to fool each other on social media.
This year the cast of twelve contestants will join the show, and all of them are single, pretty, and skilled at catfishing. So, it is intriguing to know who is going to find the lover and who is going to take the cash prize home.
This time, contestants are living in the lavish but isolated building to spend a thrilling time as a social media influencer, so where exactly is this building? Read till the end to know everything from the format to the filming locations of “The Circle US.”
The Circle Season 5 – All you need to know
After the electrifying win of Frank Grimsley, fans were so much excited to meet the cast of season 5, and this year also, the single cast has already arrived at the building to isolate themselves and live the lives of the social media influencers. So, how the format of the show going to be like?
The first episode of The Circle season 5 was released on the 28th of December 2022, and on the 18th of January 2023, fans are finally going to meet the winner, who will take the cash prize of $100000 home. The cash prize is lesser this year than the previous year, though.
The format of the show will be the same this time too. The contestants will move into the apartment, make their profile on social media, and communicate with each other. They will have full independence from using fake names, professions, and even identities. Contestants, even though fake, have to represent themselves in the best manner to refrain themselves getting blocked (eliminated).
Some will find love, while some will try their best to take the winning prize home. According to the contestant’s voting, they will be ranked, and the last one will leave the place. This is how we are going to get our next and best-crowned influencer.
The Circle Season 5 – Meet the Cast
As mentioned earlier, eight participants have already moved into their respective apartments and started conning their unknown neighbors. So here are the details of the cast for the latest season of the show.
- Xanthi – A Model who appears as a preschool teacher.
- Brian – A 47-year-old who works at the special investigations unit, he already got blocked and appeared as a girl named Brittany, his own daughter.
- Brett – Meet Brett from Las Vegas. He is handsome and charming and appears in the show as himself.
- Raven – The disability advocate and a deaf performer currently 26 years old.
- Marvin – A 27-year-old from Houston, a chemical engineer who is portrayed as a personal trainer.
- Sam – A 37-year-old make-up artist who is representing her true self.
- Chaz – A smart player from New Jersey, known as Shampoo Papi, a mobile car businessman, portrayed as a nurse.
- Billie Jean – A fashion model was portraying her ex-boyfriend.
These are the first eight contestants that joined the show in the first episode. There are more who joined in the subsequent episodes, and fans will get to know about them soon.
The Circle Season 5 – Filming Locations
Even though you will see some snaps of Chicago and Milwaukee at the start and in between the episodes, do not get fooled! This season and the first four seasons of The Circle were filmed in England.
There are 12 lavish and fully furnished apartments occupied by one contestant each. They talk, fool, and rank the other contestants while sitting in their comfort in their own lavish rooms.
The exact location where apartments are located is in the Salford District of Manchester in England. As the rule of the show says that the contestants will be living in an isolated place far away from the outside world, the contestant’s location in England justifies this main and significant rule as you can already see that their apartments are posh and have many amenities available.
The cast also has access to the Gym, roof, and yoga rooms. So there is no way that they will get bored. The filming location of season 5 in the Adalfi Wharf Phase One Building has already taken fans’ hearts, and the exciting format of the show will keep fans intrigued till the end.