, who has been in the entertainment industry for 14 years, has been awarded the 2,492nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The ceremony was held on Thursday, March 7. James' younger brother Dave and their mother Betsy attended the ceremony to show their support. The director of "" and "" trilogy, Sam Raimi, as well as , James' co-star in "Freaks and Geeks", were among the attendees as well.
In his speech, Sam took note of James' wide interest in arts and other subjects. The director jokingly said, "Working with James over the years, I've learned many things about him. James is a teacher, a poet, a sculptor, an actor, a director, a writer, a producer, a basket weaver - the thing goes on and on for days! Seems like we're always discovering James' next endeavor."