Bradley Cooper is looking to not only star but also make his feature directorial debut on the long gestating dramedy Honeymoon with Harry says Deadline.
The story revolves around a womanizing booze-hound (Cooper) who changes his
ways when he falls in love. The girl’s father disapproves, and after
the woman dies shortly before their wedding, the devastated groom sets
off on their honeymoon to drink himself to death. He ends up running
across the woman’s father who has ventured to spread his daughter’s
ashes on her favorite beach.
Dan Fogelman will do an adapted script rewrite from an unpublished novel by Bart Baker re-write which will
tailor the project to suit the sensibilities of both Cooper and his "Silver Linings Playbook" co-star Robert De Niro who is circling the part of the dad
Vince Vaughn and Jack Nicholson were linked to a previous version of the project which Paul Haggis was slated to direct. Jonathan Demme was also attached to direct this pic in 2011 before the project was shelved.