Gina Ravera (“The Closer”) will play the wife of Denzel Washington’s character in “The Great Debaters” for the Weinstein Co. Washington also directs the story of a 1930s college professor who leads an African-American debate team to victory. Harpo Films is producing the pic, which is lensing in Shreveport, La.Ravera’s credits include a recurring role on “ER.”
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