Pilot Season: James Van Der Beek Joins CBS Comedy Pilot Friends with Better Lives

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James Van Der Beek | Photo Credits: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

James Van Der Beek might not be off TV for long. The former Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 star has been cast in the CBS comedy pilot Friends with Better Lives, TVGuide.com has learned.

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The project will follow three best friends at very different stages of their lives. Van Der Beek will play Will Stokes, the smart, sarcastic partner of a gynecology practice.

FriendsDana Klein will write and executive-produce with The NeighborsAaron Kaplan.

Van Der Beek's previous credits include Dawson's Creek, How I Met Your Mother and One Tree Hill.

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