Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's production company to add 'inclusion riders'

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Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are the latest movie stars to commit to inclusion riders.

On Oscar night TheWrap obtained the inclusion rider document, which we wrote about and explained at length here.

Cox DiGiovanni had previously helped to create the inclusion rider clause recently popularised by Frances McDormand at the Oscars.

Actors and producing partners Matt Damon and Ben Affleck have announced that they will adopt the inclusion rider agreement in all their future production deals through their Pearl Street company.

In her acceptance speech, McDormand honoured the other women who were nominated in various categories.

The news comes from Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni, Head of Strategic Outreach at their joint production company Pearl Street Films.

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.

Michael B. Jordan attends the European Premiere of "Black Panther" at Eventim Apollo on February 8, 2018 in London. She concluded her speech with: "I have two words for you: inclusion rider".

"Thank you for always supporting broader representation in the industry."
The actress left the room abuzz, while viewers at home frantically began Googling the phrase-which refers to a contractual stipulation that stars can include in their contracts, assuring that their film sets are inclusive both on and off screen.

The heightened interest in inclusion also follows the #MeToo movement, Time's Up initiative and the success of films with diverse casts and crews, such as "Get Out" and "Black Panther".