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WE'RE THE CELEBS.. ..GET US IN THERE! Stars set for jungle quest.

Byline: By NICOLA METHVEN, TV Editor

THESE are the 10 stars whose antics look set to have viewers hooked on the new series of I'm A Celebrity.

Hollyoaks babe Gemma Atkinson and US model Janice Dickinson will provide the glamour in the Aussie jungle - while Apprentice bitch Katie Hopkins ensures there's at least one snake in the grass.

With some names still to be confirmed, producer Richard Cowles teased: "They've little idea what they're in for."

But ex-EastEnder Marc Bannerman joked about getting in practice for stomach- hurning trials like scoffing kangeroo testicles, saying: "I've been nibbling on my cat's b******* for the past week."

JASON BROWN

AGE: 31

FAMOUS FOR: Being in chart-topping boy band Five from 1997 to 2001.

LAST SEEN: Reforming Five last year in a bid to regain fame. They split after seven months without a record deal.

ANNA RYDER RICHARDSON

AGE: 43

FAMOUS FOR: Her wacky designs and rowing with Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen on Changing Rooms.

LAST SEEN: As a celebrity showjumper on BBC1's Only Fools On Horses in 2006.

RODNEY MARSH

AGE: 63

FAMOUS FOR: Playing for Fulham, QPR, Manchester City and England.

LAST SEEN: Being fired by Sky Sports after tasteless "joke" on air about the Asian tsunami, then joining - and leaving - TalkSport.

KATIE HOPKINS

AGE: 32

FAMOUS FOR: Ruthless, scheming alpha female on BBC1's The Apprentice.

LAST SEEN: Running off with someone else's husband. Again. Then getting fired from the Met Office.

RICHARD FAIRBRASS

AGE: 54

FAMOUS FOR: Part of cheesy 90s chart-toppers Right Said Fred, along with his brother...Fred.

LAST SEEN: At a gay rights rally in Moscow's Red Square, where he was attacked by homophobic thug.

GEMMA ATKINSON

AGE: 22

FAMOUS FOR: Playing Lisa Hunter in Hollyoaks and getting her bits out for lads' mags.

LAST SEEN: Warbling her way badly through ITV'1's Soapstar Superstar and posing seductively for her 2008 calendar.

INGRID TARRANT

AGE: 53

FAMOUS FOR: Being wed to Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? host Chris Tarrant.

LAST SEEN: Claiming Chris reeked of fish and was useless in bed. Has also been in The Race, The Verdict and Deadline.

MARC BANNERMAN

AGE: 34

FAMOUS FOR: Playing EastEnders' Gianni di Marco from 1997 until 2000, when his entire family was axed.

LAST SEEN: In panto (where else?) in Gravesend, Kent, starring as the beast in Beauty and the Beast.

JANICE DICKINSON

AGE: Between 52 and 68

FAMOUS FOR: Being a bisexual US model whose many conquests include Sylvester Stallone, Jack Nicholson and Warren Beatty.

LAST SEEN: On America's Next Top Model. Also dragged Abbey Clancy off to crack the US.

MALCOM McLAREN

AGE: 61

FAMOUS FOR: Managing The Sex Pistols and Adam and the Ants.

LAST SEEN: Having his song About Her used in Quentin Tarantino movie Kill Bill II. He was later cleared over accusations he plagiarised it.

nicola.methven@mirror.co.uk

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JASON BROWN; ANNA RYDER RICHARDSON; RODNEY MARSH; KATIE HOPKINS; RICHARD FAIRBRASS; GEMMA ATKINSON; INGRID TARRANT; MARC BANNERMAN; JANICE DICKINSON; MALCOM McLAREN
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