The Dawson's Creek alum stars in ABC's new comedy as a fictionalized version of himself who is BFFs with New Yorker Chloe (Krysten Ritter), the crazy roommate of wide-eyed new gal June (Dreama Walker). This Jameswill join a slew of celebrities competing on Dancing with the Stars, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
We hit the set to see The Beek strut his stuff — he actually has moves! — and to get the scoop on how the Dancing story line came to be. Plus: Which real-life celeb will partner with one of the actual Dancing pros as Van Der Beek's competition?