Drama on the ranch! Tensions always run high on Yellowstone, but Wes Bentley thinks season 5 of the Paramount Network series takes the conflict to a new level.“The stakes are higher than they’ve ever been, and we have a lot of cliffhangers and new people to come in and disrupt all of that,” the American Horror Story alum, 44, exclusively told Us Weekly at the show’s season 5 premiere in New York City. “I think it’s the most exciting and the most intense [season].”The American Beauty actor noted that much of the drama arises from John Dutton’s (Kevin Costner) new role as governor of Montana. “I think it’s more dangerous because the inflection point’s coming for John, and this is his last game,” Bentley explained. “Something he never wanted to do was be a politician.
It’s his desperate Hail Mary pass. … The tension is rising.”Meanwhile, Bentley’s character, Jamie Dutton, is dealing with the fallout from his season 4 murder of his biological father, Garrett Randall (Will Patton).
The killing seemingly ended any chance of a reconciliation between Jamie and his sister, Beth (Kelly Reilly), who has photographic proof of the crime.“I think Jamie’s always — maybe more than [Beth] — felt like there was some reconciliation and love there that he could come back to,” the Interstellar actor told Us. “But her having him kill his father is the breaking point, and whatever love he had for her is gone.Read more on usmagazine.com