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    Which Hunger Games Star Is the "Evil Simon Cowell"?

    Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Stanley Tucci, Wes Bentley, Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth Murray Close/Lionsgate

    There's no doubt that Hunger Games fan frenzy is at an all-time high!

    But for one of the film's stars, watching the record-breaking flick wasn't so easy.

    Read on to find out which one of the movie's actors was got "emotional" after finally seeing the movie?

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    "It was emotional," Wes Bentley told us of watching The Hunger Games. "I was more emotional watching the movie than I was reading the books."

    He continued, "In the actual moments, like the reaping and the cornucopia, which is where the games start and they go after each other. Both times I watched it I was sort of emotionally wretched. I have a son and to see actual faces and having to be put in that situation was really moving."

    In the film, Bentley plays Seneca Crane, the game designer of the deadly event. "He's like a reality TV producer on steroids," he said. "He's trying to get ratings so he'll manipulate the show the best he can to get the best results."

    Bentley laughed, "I'm like an evil Simon Cowell, if there could be an evil Simon Cowell."

    On a much more adult note, Bentley also appears in Lovelace, the upcoming biopic about late porn star Linda Lovelace starring Amanda Seyfried.

    "I saw [Amanda] on set and she was completely done up as Linda and I didn't recognize her at all," he said. "It took me a minute to realize it was her. She looked so much like Linda."

    We second that.

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