'The Real World's twenty-second edition to take place in Cancun
By Christopher Rocchio, 01/28/2009
Just in case being on The Real World hadn't already become enough of a de-facto vacation for the show's roommates, MTV had decided to film the show's next edition in a tropical playground that vacationers visit to escape the real world.
The network has announced that Cancun will serve as the setting for The Real World's twenty-second season.
Production on the next installment of the long-running MTV reality series has already commenced, and it is currently slated to debut later this year.
Similar to the show's currently airing The Real World: Brooklyn -- which premiered earlier this month -- The Real World: Cancun will feature eight strangers instead of seven.
"Cancun is a good one to do after Brooklyn, which was a more gritty environment," The Real World co-creator Jonathan Murray toldThe Hollywood Reporter.
The Real World: Cancun's participants will reportedly work with spring break resource site StudentCity.com to serve as guides for visiting college students while also enjoying the Mexico vacation destination themselves.
"They're going to help give people a safe and fun vacation," Murray told The Reporter. "They also might have to bail somebody out of a Mexican jail, stuff like that."
While The Real World has never filmed a season in Cancun, it was the setting for 2003's The Real Cancun -- an unscripted R-rated movie produced by The Real World's Bunim-Murray Productions.