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However, the company could possibly apply the inclusion rider to future projects like "The Batman" and Affleck's "Witness for the Prosecution".

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are the latest stars to follow Frances McDormand's advice on "inclusion riders".

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's production company Pearl Street has confirmed they will now adopt inclusion riders for all future feature films. The term reached wide public consciousness earlier this month at the 90th Academy Awards, when best-actress victor Frances McDormand noted it in her acceptance speech. An inclusion rider, as we all discovered on Oscars night, is a clause that an actor can insist be added to their contract.

"I have two words to leave with you tonight, ladies and gentlemen: "inclusion rider".

Jordan had previously confirmed the news on Instagram: 'In support of the women & men who are leading this fight, I will be adopting the Inclusion Rider for all projects produced by my company Outlier Society.

In her tweet, Cox DiGiovanni thanked Jordan "for always supporting broader representation in the industry".

Actress-educator Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni, a childhood friend of the duo, who are coproducing her one-woman stage show, "One Drop of Love", tweeted the announcement Monday from the annual South by Southwest Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas.

"We all have stories to tell and we need finance". Onscreen, specifically, the goal is to reach at least 50 percent gender parity, with 40 percent inclusion for people of color, 5 percent L.G.B.T.Q. inclusion, and 20 percent disabled inclusion.

USC Annenberg's Stacy Smith proposed inclusion riders in a column at The Hollywood Reporter in 2014.

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