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Matt Damon, Ben Affleck's company will use inclusion riders on future projects

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck's company will use inclusion riders on future projects

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.

The actors' production company Pearl Street announced Monday that they will be including an inclusion rider in all production deals going forward.

"Thank you for always supporting broader representation in the industry", Cox DiGiovanni tweeted.

The move comes just over a week after McDormand urged other actors to ask for inclusion riders as a way to ensure gender and racial diversity in films.

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon in a still from their HBO show, "Project Greenlight". She's also on the board of the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, the think tank housed at the University of Southern California that was, conveniently, founded by Dr. Stacy L. Smith, the co-originator of the official inclusion rider.

Frances McDormand really set Hollywood's talking point for the next year when she ended her best actress acceptance speech at this year's Oscars with these two words: "inclusion rider".

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.

Pearl Street Films has been working toward addressing the crisis of representation in the entertainment industry with Annenberg's guidance for almost two years after Damon and his show Project Greenlight became embroiled a controversy over the show's choice to spotlight a film by a white, male director.

The Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri star also took the chance to shine a light on the little-known term, inclusion rider.

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