UPDATE: A rep for One Direction tells E! News, "No truth to the café chain."
Move over, Starbucks! One Direction is going into the coffee business!
"The cafés will be very child friendly for younger fans and they're sure to be stocked up with lots of 1D merchandise," a source tells the U.K.'s Daily Star. "This could become the lads' version of Planet Hollywood. That chain was backed by stars such as Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger when it launched in 1991."
The band's first café will open in Japan with more hopefully popping up around the world in cities like London, Sydney, Berlin and Paris. The cafés will be places for 1D fans to grab coffee and bond over their love for the five singers.
The source added, "It could become one of the group's biggest money-spinners if it takes off. Everything linked to One Direction equates to success at the moment."
What do you think: would you grab a cup of coffee at a 1D café?
One Direction's rep didn't immediate respond for request to comment.