Having brand-new faces dominate an established series might be something of a risk, since fans have grown accustomed to the well-documented antics of Kristin, LC and Stephen.
Tessa Keller, 17 Tessa is the new narrator for season three.
She used to be best friends with Kyndra Mayo, but the two have drifted apart. She's also very close to Chase Johnson, a boy she used to date.
For Cameron, junior year is all about surfing, partying, faux mohawks, and hanging out with best buds Chase and Kelan.
An All-American water polo player, Cameron is definitely a jock.
"I'm a huge shopper - I consider that my hobby," she said. Along with Lexie, they are the self-appointed trendsetters of Laguna Beach High.
"I also like hanging out and chillin' with my friends. That's what keeps me busy." Kyndra was home schooled during the shooting of season three, so technically she's not a Laguna Beach High student. She hopes good things come out of the show, as they have for previous cast members. Cami has style, confidence and attitude - she's always ready with a biting one-liner, and she's not afraid to speak her mind."We found our groove outside of the school." Cast members say they didn't hear too much criticism from friends or community members this go-round."I mean, it's like, you're just doing your everyday thing," said Chase Johnson, 18, a junior and lead singer of his own rock band, Open Air Stereo. All my friends started first, and I just got pulled into it." The show's stars also insist that there are no scripts or overt directing guidelines.There are definitely some familiar types." For instance, playing the part of Kristin Cavallari are Kyndra Mayo and Cameron "Cami" Edwards, two popular girls who seem to specialize in denigrating one-liners. She used to be best friends with Kyndra, but the two drifted apart over the years. I don't really know what to expect yet, what's going to happen." MTV is hoping that "Laguna Beach" will do as well as it did the first two seasons. 1 for cable shows in its time period among 12-to-34-year-olds - the most desired age bracket for advertisers.Tessa is part German, Irish, Filipino and Chinese, while Cami is biracial - a departure for a show that's featured an all-white main cast for two seasons. Season two reached more than 88 million viewers and was the most-watched program in its time period among 12-to-24-year-olds, outperforming broadcast TV, too.But he still finds time for friends, particularly Tessa. We're not really sure how it's going to turn out, but we're really not worried." He says he'd still like to go to college, even if the band takes off.