Bowden dating director Goossen?

LOS ANGLES: Actress Katrina Bowden's friendship with The Shortcut director Nicholaus Goossen is heating up - they have reportedly become a couple since working on the film.

Goossen directed the 30 Rock star in the 2009 thriller, and reportedly became interested in the 21-year-old on set.

According to U.S. magazine Star, the Los Angeles-based film-maker has been dating Bowden - who's currently filming the hit U.S. TV series in New York - for several months.

A source says of the long-distance romance, "He's worth it, because he's just perfect for her."