ITV’s latest dating show The Cabins attempted to fill the
And while the sun was missing, contestant Tom Hopper ensured he provided the hunky goods as he wowed love interest Olivia, who was convinced he bore an uncanny resemblance to A-list superstar
Who’s that? The Cabins viewers marveled at hunky Tom’s likeness to Umbrella Academy character Luther Hargreeves but mocked love interest Olivia’s claims he looks like Channing Tatum during Monday’s debut
The Cabins’ concept sees singles pair up in log dwellings in the woods where they are forced to decide whether to stick around or move out after 24 hours.
Tom and Olivia were one of the first couples to touch down in the log cabins where the show is set and immediately shared a romantic interest.
Seemingly dazzled by his muscles, one of her first comments was: ‘Do you know who you remind me of? Channing Tatum’, to which Tom insisted: ‘I’ll take that!’
It seems viewers didn’t quite agree with the statement as fans of the show flooded Twitter to pen: ‘ He looks like Channing Tatum, Olivia you need to get yourself to specsavers mush #TheCabins… Channing Tatum where?’
Who’s who? He was compared to Tom Hopper, star of Netflix’s adaptation of The Umbrella Academy, where he plays ripped leader Luther Hargreeves (left) and Channing Tatum (right)
Check me out! Tom and Olivia were one of the first couples to touch down in the log cabins where the show is set and immediately shared a romantic interest
All was not lost for Tom on the celebrity lookalike front, as viewers swiftly pointed out his likeness to Tom Hopper, star of Netflix’s adaptation of The Umbrella Academy, where he plays ripped leader Luther Hargreeves.
After The Cabins debuted, many fans couldn’t help but stack the shows up against Love Island, finding themselves pining for the sun-drenched escapades of Love Island over the wintry log cabin setting of its replacement show.
Another posted: ‘#thecabins #itv is a literally a remix of #geordieshore #loveisland and #tracybeaker!’
‘I tried #TheCabins but I can’t get into it. It just isn’t #LoveIsland. I wish this show was successful but I have a feeling it’s going to be the same as Survival of fittest!’ someone else remarked, referring to ITV2’s previous attempt at creating a new version of Love Island three years ago.
Nice! Seemingly dazzled by his muscles, one of her first comments was: ‘Do you know who you remind me of? Channing Tatum’, to which Tom insisted: ‘I’ll take that!’
The Cabins: Meet the singletons
Profession: Architecture student
From: East London
Celebrity crush: Love Island’s Joanna Chimonides. I made a TikTok video once that she re-posted on her Instagram.
Abraham says: ‘It’s a once in a lifetime experience.
What I’m specifically looking for is a partner or a best friend that could lead into that.’
Celebrity crush: ‘Maya Jama – she’s so funny and seems genuine and down to earth and obviously she’s not bad to look at as well.’
Mamudo says: ‘On the outside world you go for food, drinks… in here you talk for 24 hours and get as much info as you can.’
Profession: Ex Disney World employee turned bingo hall worker
Celebrity crush: ‘So many! I absolutely love Tom Holland. I love Niall from One Direction. Roman Kemp and Barney Walsh. I love Ben Shephard. I love Dermot O’Leary.’
Jess says: ‘I’ve been single for almost two years. I’ve had a brilliant time… but I just want someone to share my crazy lifestyle with.’
Profession: National business development manager
Celebrity crush: ‘Belle Hassan from Love Island.’
Tom says: ‘If I’m with someone I go above and beyond to make them happy. In my eyes everyone should be treated like a princess.’
Profession: Family run electrical company
Celebrity crush: ‘Margot Robbie. In Wolf of Wall Street she’s unbelievable.’
Will says: ‘I’m a big character. Girls who are quiet and timid and don’t like having a laugh and want to sit there and play with their nails, we wouldn’t get on.’
Profession: Bin man
Celebrity crush: ‘Lucie Donlan from Love Island. I was like, ‘Oh my god, she surfs!’ I just like girls who do any sports activities.’
Will says: ‘I’m struggling to find someone in Swansea. I always say to my mum, I want to find someone outside of Swansea.’
Profession: Cabin crew, make-up artist and influencer
Celebrity crush: ‘I’ve had the odd person talk to me on Instagram…It’s not the sort of person I want to be involved with, I want to be with someone who works on a building site that no one knows about.’
Holly says: ‘My love life is an absolute shambles basically’.
Profession: Sales executive
Celebrity crush: ‘Ruben Loftus-Cheek, He’s gorgeous. And it’s a free season ticket to Chelsea, isn’t it!’
Robyn says: ‘I’ve dated a few Man U fans before and it just does not work out. You’d think it would be good to have that banter and rivalry. But if they’re really die hard fans and they get really passionate about it – and I’m passionate – then we just clash.’
Profession: Waitress and murder mystery actress
Celebrity crush: Emma Watson or Megan Fox. Two very different people… But for example Emma Watson, I kind of likenerdy, book worm type – the opposite to me.’
Sarah says: ‘I’ve dated men, but not a lot. Primarily I’m women, but if I fall for a guy, I’ll give them a chance. I do classify myself as lesbian.’
Profession: Miss Diamond UK, tattoo apprentice, model
Celebrity crush: ”I adore Russell Brand, when he had the bird nest hair’
Tom says: ‘I’ve managed to set myself on fire, I walked out of the toilet with my dress stuck in my knickers – you name it and I’ve probably done it on a date.’
Profession: Customer service
Celebrity crush: ‘Callum Izzard from Ibiza Weekender, he’s gorgeous!”
Olivia says: ‘I want someone that’s really bubbly, lively, outgoing, but also someone that can be romantic. My past relationships haven’t been romantic.’
Profession: Bin man Operations manager for a coffee company
Celebrity crush: ‘Jennifer Lawrence. She’s so witty and quick.’
Charlotte says: ‘I’ve only been dating women for about 18 months. I feel like I’m still learning my type. I definitely like the more alternative girls. Tattoos, piercings… and more tomboy than really girly.’