The Hunger Games ♦ Ghost Rider ♦ The Four Feathers ♦ American Beauty ♦ Jonah Hex
In 2010, Bentley made his stage debut with Nina Arianda in David Ives’s award-winning play “Venus In Fur.” Following an auspicious debut in Jonathan Demme’s BELOVED, Bentley won raves for his role as Ricky Fitts in SamMendes’s Academy Award-winning AMERICAN BEAUTY.
Bentley went on to star with Sarah Polley in Michael Winterbottom’s Gold Rush-era THE CLAIM. He then teamed up with Heath Ledger, Kate Hudson and Djimon Hounsou in Shekhar Kapur’s THE FOUR FEATHERS.
In 2005, Bentley and Gerard Butler co-starred in David Anspaugh’s THE GAME OF THEIR LIVES, based on the true story of the 1950 US soccer team that defied the odds by triumphing over England. Bentley’s additional credits include GONE, RITES OF PASSAGE, WEIRDSVILLE, THE UNGODLY and “Tilda,” an HBO pilot starring Diane Keaton and Ellen Page and directed by Bill Condon.
In 2012 Bentley played the role of “Seneca Crane” in THE HUNGER GAMES, one of the top grossing films in cinema history. Wes is presently shooting Terrence Malick’s new film, KNIGHT OF CUPS, opposite Christian Bale and Natalie Portman, and CHAVEZ, Diego Luna’s new film where he stars opposite John Malkovich and Rosario Dawson.
Earlier this year, Bentley wrapped LOVELACE, starring Amanda Segfried, A TIME BEING with Frank Langella, and 3 NIGHTS IN THE DESERT.
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