Wes Bentley Books Ryan Murphy's Pilot: Walk Through the Highs and Lows of His Career

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Wes Bentley's road in Hollywood has been rough. He's survived plastic bag jokes, the pressures of fame, and, more admirably, drug addiction, which brought his once-promising career to a halt. But, hot off the heels of 'Hunger Games,' the actor has booked his next high-profile role as the star in Ryan Murphy's HBO pilot 'Open.' (In the drama, he'll play a man with many theories on sexuality.) Read on to see how substance abuse made Bentley put on the brakes, and how he came speeding right back into Hollywood.

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