On Monday, Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni-the head of strategic outreach at Pearl Street Films, Damon and Affleck's production company-tweeted at Jordan, saying that the company would be following in his footsteps and adopting the rider as well.
"On behalf of Pearl Street Films, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Todd, Drew Vinton and I will be adopting the Inclusion Rider for all of our projects moving forward", Fanshen wrote. An inclusion rider is a way for actors and actresses to guarantee projects they work on have a level of diversity, onscreen and off-camera, that matches the location setting of the project.
Michael B. Jordan attends the European Premiere of "Black Panther" at Eventim Apollo on February 8, 2018 in London. "@michaelb4jordan Thank you for always supporting broader representation in the industry". See her tweet in full below.
If you haven't yet read our explainer from the day after the Oscars about what an inclusion rider is, here's the cliff notes.
An inclusion rider, McDormand later explained to the press backstage, "means that you can ask for and/or demand at least 50% diversity, not only in casting but also [in] the crew".