Former DAWSON'S CREEK star James Van Der Beek has been lined up to star in the forthcoming series of UGLY BETTY. The actor will join a long line of celebrity guest stars in the show, including Gina Gershon, Salma Hayek, and the impending cameo appearance by Spice Girl Victoria Beckham. According to E! Online, Van Der Beek will star as the owner of a fashion house who is troubled by transsexual Mode magazine co-editor Alexis Meade A source tells the site, "James Van Der Beek is playing the owner of Atlantic Attire. "Apparently, he's scheduled to do business with Mode, but he has problems with Alexis being a transsexual."