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Big Brother 2020 first look! Sonia Kruger shares new details about the reboot as the house is revealed

The countdown for its return is on.

By Erin Doyle
Big Brother fans have been eagerly awaiting their original reality obsession to make a welcome return this year.
And on Sunday, Channel Seven offered a glimpse of the place this year's housemates will call home.
WATCH ABOVE: See inside the Big Brother house for 2020
The new Big Brother set, which is located in Manly's north head in Sydney, is a massive warehouse with a futuristic feel.
As well as several rooms that look to be purpose built for games and challenges, there is also a spacious outdoor area with a pool and sprawling common areas including a lounge room and dining area.
The spacious outdoor areas has a pool and greenery. Image: Channel Seven
Common areas such as the lounge room have a futuristic feel. Image: Channel Seven
Appearing on The Morning Show on Friday, host Sonia Kruger also spilled more details about what to expect when the new series kicks off in June.
The 54-year-old revealed that there will be a diverse range of contestants this year.
"The ages range from 19 to 61, and the average age is over 30. It's a very diverse group," Sonia revealed.
However, she shut down rumours that a former housemate from a previous season will return.
"Fake news. That is totally fake. I did hear that rumour, and thought it was interesting - but it's an all-new cast."
Purpose built rooms for games and challenges promise plenty of action. Image: Channel Seven
Now To Love previously reported that Big Brother will be filmed "Survivor-style" ahead of time rather than airing live like in previous seasons and Sonia clarified that Australia will still get to pick the winner.
"They will get the final say on who takes home a lot of money," Sonia said. "We haven't revealed how much money - but it is a lot."
Since the news of Big Brother's resurrection was revealed, its former contestants have been weighing in with their thoughts.
Radio star Ryan "Fitzy" Fitzgerald, who initially found fame on Big Brother in 2004 revealed he was worried producers would make the show "too controversial" but welcomed its return.
"I'm a tragic. I actually love the show. I'm addicted to it," Fitzy admitted.
Speaking on The Morning Show, Sonia revealed the contestants ages range from 19 to 61. Image: Instagram
Speaking to news.com.au, 2003 winner Reggie Bird said she hoped producers were mindful when it came to their casting choices on the new season.
"I think a lot of people these days go onto the shows to become famous," she told the online publication.
"I hope that when they cast the people they put realistic people in there and not these fake, plastic people."

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