The Dawson’s Creek alum is currently appearing on NBC’s Mercy and recently finalized his divorce to ex-wife Heather Ann McComb. That might be enough excitement for some people. But not for James Van Der Beek! Nope — he’s going to add a new movie and a new baby to that mix! In addition to appearing in this year’s The Big Bang alongside Antonio Banderas, Van Der Beek recently announced that he and girlfriend Kimberly Brook are expecting their first baby this fall. Van Der Beek might welcome the chance to catch a baby breather!