Bradley Cooper will reportedly make his directorial debut by telling pal Robert De Niro what to do.

Just weeks after revealing his American Sniper director Clint Eastwood had inspired him to step behind the camera, Cooper is close to signing up to take charge of Honeymoon With Harry.

According to, the American Hustle star is also in talks to star in the film alongside De Niro, who will reportedly play the father of his character's girlfriend.

Crazy, Stupid, Love screenwriter Dan Fogelman is reportedly working on the script.