Under a First-Look Agreement, Josh Richards will produce TV series for Amazon Studios.

Josh Richards, a TikTok celebrity and co-founder of CrossCheck Studios, will create and produce TV shows for Amazon Studios . Richards has more than 25.6 million followers on TikTok .

Washington, United States, June 24: As part of a first-look agreement, Josh Richards, a TikTok celebrity and co-founder of CrossCheck Studios, will create and produce TV shows for Amazon Studios, according to an Amazon Studios representative, but a Amazon Studios representative told The Hollywood Reporter that the contract does not specify a specific number of shows that Richards will create.Amazon would also leverage Richards' social media experience by using the company's streaming service, Prime Video, to Richards first found fame on TikTok, where he now has more than 25.6 million followers.In recent years, Richards has turned his attention to the creator industry's business side.Richards co-founded and operated the VC fund Animal Capital, which invests in Gen Z and digital creators, and was a co-founder of TalentX, a content production firm, with Mark Wahlberg's Unrealistic Ideas last year, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

We're extremely excited to welcome Josh and his incredible team to Amazon Studios and Prime Video, says Lee Stimmel, Prime Video's chief of influencer marketing.Josh has an amazing track record of creating engaging content that delights his millions of followers.We are eager to get started developing social media formats with Josh that will delight our customers all around the world, said Nick Pepper, the company's director of studio creative content, saying that Josh is the right combination of personality and creative to partner with when we launch Thursday Night Football on Prime Video.Both Josh and CrossCheck Studios are preparing to unleash all their inventiveness.