A diverse cast for the second season of CMT’s Gone Country was announced Tuesday (May 6). Hosted by singer-songwriter John Rich, Gone Country 2 will feature seven celebrities from every realm of the entertainment industry and immerse them in all things country for a chance to break out as a country star. This year’s cast includes: Sebastian Bach (singer, songwriter, Broadway actor and former lead singer of Skid Row); Irene Cara (Grammy and Academy Award-winning singer, songwriter and actress best known for her role in Fame, Mikalah Gordon (singer, host, actress and 2005 American Idol finalist), Jermaine Jackson (TV personality, solo recording artist and member of the Jackson 5); Chris Kirkpatrick (TV personality, music producer and member of *NSYNC), Lorenzo Lamas (musical theater actor and star of Renegade and Falcon Crest) and Sean Young (actress whose credits include Blade Runner and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective). Production for Gone Country 2 is already underway in Nashville. The new season begins in August 2008.