Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker

Jurnee Smollett (“Gridiron Gang”) and Denzel Whitaker (“The War at Home”) have joined the cast of “The Great Debaters” for the Weinstein Co. and Harpo Films. Denzel Washington directs and stars alongside Forest Whitaker. Film concerns a professor (Washington) who turns students at a small black college into an elite debate team.

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