Michael B. Jordan announces on Instagram that he'll be adopting inclusion riders

Michael B. Jordan has taken Frances McDormand’s words to heart.

Image: Paul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

The effects of Frances McDormand’s epic Oscars speech are already taking hold.

On Sunday, after winning the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, McDormand finished her speech with a phrase many people hadn’t heard of before: “inclusion rider”.

In a nutshell, an “inclusion rider” is a contractual clause that requires a certain level of diversity to be met in a film.

Now, a few days after that speech was made, Black Panther star Michael B. Jordan has announced that his production company — Outlier Society Productions — will adopt inclusion riders for all of its projects.

“I’ve been privileged to work with powerful women & persons of color throughout my career & it’s Outlier’s mission to continue to create for talented individuals going forward,” he wrote.

Jordan’s post received plenty of support on Twitter.

He also added a link to his Instagram bio with more information about the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, which is the think tank behind the idea.

[embedded content]