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Black Panther star says he'll adopt inclusion riders

Black Panther star says he'll adopt inclusion riders
From CBC - March 9, 2018

Black Panther star Michael B. Jordan says that he will adopt inclusion riders for all projects produced by his production company.

In a message on Instagram on Wednesday, Jordan pledged to support "the women and men who are leading this fight." His announcement followed Frances McDormand's acceptance speech at Sunday's Oscars, where she urged the industry to adopt inclusion riders.

McDormand's comments brought new attention to the practice of adding a contract clause that requires studios to hire a diverse crew and cast for a project. Her speech was a plea to get more women and people of colour on sets and into senior roles in movie-making.

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