According to E! Online, Van Der Beek will star as the owner of a fashion house who is troubled by transsexual Mode magazine coeditor 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."
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