Snooki and The Situation To Be Replaced On Jersey Shore?
MTV released a statement last week -- following news Sitch was seeking substance abuse treatment -- claiming the network expects the entire cast to return for Season 6 ... but sources close to 495 Productions tell TMZ, the production company is currently looking for new talent.
According to sources, 495 desperately wants to keep things fresh -- and folding in new castmates will help transition the show into a new generation ... while still keeping old fans hooked.
We're told 495 plans to limit Snooki and The Situation's roles on the new season -- giving new cast members more screen time instead.
The show is set to begin filming this summer. 495 had no comment. more on this story
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