In a tweet, she also added that she was committed to “doubling the number of women and POC journalist covering the films I have coming out this year.”
“Because only 4% of the top 100 studio films over the last DECADE have been directed by women, #TIMESUP is initiating a challenge, the 4% challenge, and I intend to take it: I commit to working with a female director in the next 18 months.” –@TessaThompson_x #TIMESUPX2 pic.twitter.com/GjsuqeryKj— TIME'S UP (@TIMESUPNOW) January 26, 2019
Some of Hollywood’s most progressive producers and actors have already taken up the challenge, including Jordan Peele, Reese Witherspoon, and Rosie Perez.
I also committed to Doubling the number of women and POC journalist covering the films I have coming out this year. (One in April and in June). TimesUpx2 https://t.co/WFFSXSwuhB— Tessa Thompson (@TessaThompson_x) January 26, 2019
You know I’m in!!!! https://t.co/uQaf5h9rzC— Jordan Peele (@JordanPeele) January 27, 2019