James Van Der Beek cast as gynecologist in CBS comedy pilot
ABC may have evicted Apt. 23 but you can’t keep The Beek down.
James Van Der Beek has just been cast in a CBS comedy pilot called Friends with Better Lives.
The project’s been described as a “a group of thirty-something friends who each think the other has it better.” He’ll play Will Stokes, one of two doctors with a gynecology practice. His character is smart, sarcastic and trying to recover from his soon-to-be ex-wife’s infidelity. What do you think? Glad to have Beek (potentially) back in primetime? For more, see our fall comedy pilots master list.