Influencer Josh Richards Throwing ‘Halloween Party’ with STXfilms

Social media influencer Josh Richards is moving into movies, beginning with Halloween Party, a new comedy film just announced today.

Deadline reports, “STXfilms has entered into a first-look film deal with CrossCheck Studios, the production company founded this year by internet entrepreneur and mega-influencer Josh Richards and co-presidents Michael Gruen and Chris Sawtelle.”

Richards is a 19-year-old entrepreneur, musician, writer, actor, and social media content creator with a reach of 40 million followers, including 25.6M on TikTok.

Halloween Party is about two friends on the fringes of Hollywood who go on a hunt for a crazy gamer’s fabled Halloween party, a quest that takes them through legendary ragers, haunted mansions, and the hidden depths of their own friendship as they try to get a taste of Hollywood glamor, according to the report.

Richards will direct and star in the film, written by Nick Cion and Annie Harnick.

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Matt Artz

Founded Halloween Daily News in 2012 and the Halloween International Film Festival in 2016. Professional writer/journalist/photographer since 2000.