Ben Affleck, Matt Damon to adopt inclusion riders for future production deals

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon to adopt inclusion riders for future production deals

"It's great to see Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and the Pearl Street Films team using their influence to create opportunities for people from underrepresented groups to enter the industry".

"Thrilled to announce that Feigco Entertainment is officially adopting an #inclusionrider for all our film and TV productions moving forward", Feig said on Twitter.

Academy Award winners and producing partners Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are adopting an inclusion rider in their Pearl Street Films contracts, in an effort to promote more racial and gender equality in Hollywood.

Actress Frances McDormand brought attention to inclusion riders when, earlier this month, she concluded her Best Actress Oscar acceptance speech with, "I have two words to leave with you tonight, ladies and gentlemen: inclusion rider".

"Black Panther" star Michael B. Jordan has announced on Instagram that his production company, Outlier Society, will adopt inclusion riders.

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A separate motion seeks the removal of the State Attorney's Office from the case because Satz signed the same agreement. Not, should he go free? "Live forever in jail or die - I don't care", Mr Jaffe said in an email.

Michael B. Jordan attends the European Premiere of "Black Panther" at Eventim Apollo on February 8, 2018 in London.

Revisit McDormand's Oscar speech below.

One of the lawyers behind the inclusion rider concept, Kalpana Kotagal, and Stacy Smith of the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, issued a statement to Variety following DiGiovanni's announcement. They are created to include underrepresented groups including women, people of colour, people with disabilities and the LGBT community.

Damon put his foot his mouth multiple times in an attempt to voice his opinions on the scandal involving his frequent film collaborator Harvey Weinstein, while Affleck followed in his brother Casey's steps and was accused of sexual misconduct himself.

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