MTV to revive ‘Fear Factor’ with Ludacris as host

MTV is reviving the hair-raising stunt competition series Fear Factor.

Rapper-turned-actor Ludacris will host the reboot, which will kick off on May 30th, MTV announced Wednesday.

The new Fear Factor promises to hit on youth tension points with challenges, such as Roach-ella, Trap Queen and personal cellphone rescues at heights of over 100 feet.

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On each episode, contestants will pair up into four teams whether siblings, roommates or best friends to compete for $50,000 in cash.

MTV also revealed that contestants will confront their biggest fears, be pushed beyond their comfort zones and take action against some of their biggest stressors on the show.

Fear Factor originally aired on NBC from 2001-06.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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