If You Can't Wait for 'Selling Sunset' Season 7—We Have All the Details
Can you believe it's already been four years, two months, and six seasons since Selling Sunset first premiered on Netflix? The docusoap about the Oppenheim Group has evolved from a guilty-pleasure hit about selling luxury real estate, to a mega-hit reality franchise that has launched many a social media discourse. Season 6 of Selling Sunset just arrived on Netflix this weekend, but those of us who have already binged the whole thing know that season 7 is already on the horizon. Here's everything we know about the next season of fashion, drama, and real estate so far.
Has 'Selling Sunset' been renewed for a seventh season?
The reality hit was renewed for both seasons 6 and 7 in June 2022, and the big news came from Chrishell Stause herself. The star shared the news on Instagram, and also revealed that filming would begin that summer. Several cast members have since shared updates from filming, including Heather Rae El Moussa and Nicole Young.
The two-season filming schedule has become a bit of a tradition for the show, as seasons 2 and 3, as well as seasons 4 and 5, were filmed concurrently and dropped on Netflix with shorter in-between waits (May to August for 2 and 3, and December to April for 4 and 5). Between the show's prior release schedules and the teaser that capped off the season 6 finale, we're guessing that new episodes will arrive by late fall 2023.
Who will be in the cast of 'Selling Sunset' season 7?
Netflix has yet to confirm the full season 7 cast, but the show's main cast is all but assured to return, including Stause, El Moussa, Jason and Brett Oppenheim, Mary Fitzgerald, Amanza Smith, Emma Hernan, Chelsea Lazkani, and Davina Potratz (who did appear in season 6, albeit in less scenes). New additions Young and Bre Tiesi were also guaranteed to appear in season 7 when their castings were announced, and they both have continuing storylines to wrap up in upcoming episodes.
The amount of screen time El Moussa will get in season 7 is actually in question, as she went on maternity leave after welcoming her baby boy, Tristan, on Jan. 31. On January 14, she shared a behind-the-scenes peek from a filming day inside her home on an Instagram story, saying that the scene will be featured in season 7. She then went on maternity leave after giving birth on Jan. 31. In a late-March interview with E! News, she revealed that she had yet to hear back from the Selling Sunset crew about her return.
"Season 7 is filming right now, but I’ve been off maternity leave and I’ve been excited to get back to work. And so far, I’ve not been called back," she told the outlet, describing the situation as "a little frustrating."
Another big season 7 question is whether any of the O Group's former brokers will return. Christine Quinn has said on the record that she wouldn't return to the show "in a million years," and Vanessa Villela is unlikely to pop up as she has joined a rival LA brokerage. But Maya Vander is still on good terms with the O Group, and it would be lovely to see her in a future episode.
What will happen in 'Selling Sunset' season 7?
Spoilers for season 6 ahead. The season 6 finale hinted at big changes ahead for the O Group, even before the season 7 teaser. Bre and Chelsea are at an agree-to-disagree impasse after not getting along all season. Nicole and Chrishell are potentially headed for a legal fight, after their season-long feud blew up into a big accusation and subsequent drug test. Also, Chrishell and Mary's friendship seems to have reached a point of no return, and without Jason or Mary as close friends, Chrishell is seriously considering taking time off to join G Flip on their Australia tour.
The teaser for season 7 mostly includes flashes of extravagant parties and extravagant homes, one clip shows Nicole making it clear that she thinks Chrishell "gets away with murder." Nicole also claims via voiceover that someone has a plan to "take [her] down, in any dirty manner possible," as we see Chrishell and Emma have a photo session involving a leash. We also see Chrishell crying and saying "I knew something was wrong," as the teaser cuts to Jason and his girlfriend Marie-Lou (though this could be a case of creative editing). The clip ends with Chrishell and Nicole having an argument where Nicole accuses Chrishell of saying "horrific things" about her and Chrishell responds, "Everything I say about you is true."
What has the cast been up to since season 6 was filmed?
Let's get into a couple updates of what we know has gone down since cameras stopped rolling on season 6. El Moussa is a new mom, and she and husband Tarek El Moussa have debuted a new HGTV show, The Flipping El Moussas. Jason Oppenheim and Marie Lou Nurk are still dating, and in the past year they've hit serious dating milestones, including meeting each other's parents and moving in together in LA (though she also still lives part time in Paris). Also, Chrishell is newly married to G Flip! The couple tied the knot in a whirlwind Vegas ceremony, which they've confirmed won't be part of season 7.