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James Van Der Beek Coming to 'One Tree Hill'

October 16, 2008 (8:41 am) GMT
The 'Dawson's Creek' star will make a cameo in the series, playing a movie director.
James Van Der Beek

"Dawson's Creek" former cast lands himself a role in another teen drama series, "". He will play a movie director who takes interest in making Lucas' book into a movie, according to some reports.

He will shoot his episode in Wilmington, North Carolina, the same location where he used to shoot for the episodes of "Creek". His episode will air sometime in November.

"The specter of Dawson's Creek is always around us," One Tree Hill executive producer Mark Schwahn said. "We're about to complete 128 episodes, which is what Dawson's did. So I thought it would be cool to get James."

It was previously reported that actor would join the show to play the indie movie producer who expresses interest in turning Lucas' first novel into a film.

Last year Beek also had a cameo on "" playing an owner of a fashion house who isn't impressed by transsexual Mode magazine editor Alexis.

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