Ciara and her Super Bowl champion husband Russell Wilson, who are repped by CAA and Untitled, have signed a first-look contract with Amazon Studios to produce scripted films and shows through their ‘Why Not You Productions’.
Russell founded the Why Not You Foundation, a charity on which Ciara serves as a board member, to empower young people, according to Billboard.
In a joint statement released on Tuesday, the couples said:
We’re so excited and honored to work with Amazon Studios. They’ve quickly become one of the most exciting studios in entertainment and have shown a strong belief in our vision to bring inspiring stories to the world. We can’t wait to begin our work together.Russell and Ciara are a true powerhouse producing duo — each with exceptional success in their respective careers on the field and stage, their business projects, and mutual commitment to philanthropy,” said Jennifer Salke, the head of Amazon Studios. “We also have a passion for creating diverse and emotionally engaging stories that can inspire others and promote positivity and optimism around the world. It is unquestionably essential in our world.”