Natalie Portman and Sean Penn are dating? UPDATE

It is being reported that “V for Vendetta” actress Natalie Portman and “Milk” actor Sean Penn are an item.

Star magazine reports that the two have been seen all over Los Angeles in canoodling and intimate kissing poses. 

Penn recently refiled divorce papers on his actress wife Robin Wright-Penn, the mother of his two children whom he met on the film, “State of Grace.”.

Portman portrayed Queen Anne Boleyn in the 2008 film, “The Other Boleyn Girl,”  has has just bought a medieval manor in Los Feliz for $3.25 million, according to the Los Angeles Times.

After Star magazine broke the news that Penn was seen kissing Natalie Portman, the Oscar winning actor refiled for separation from his wife Robin Wright Penn.

Star claims that Sean’s affair with Natalie, 27, infuriated his wife Robin, 43. “She was furious he was messing around with such a young star,” says a Star insider.

Allegedly Sean and Natalie were seen by paparazzi and tabloid reporters at Sunset Tower Hotel’s Tower Bar on March 17.  The pair were seen kissing for over 45 minutes at the Tower Bar in LA’s Sunset Tower Hotel, reported the magazine.

The magazine claims it was Cannes 2008 couple first became friends when they worked together in May 2008 as jury members at the Cannes Film Festival in France.

“She stimulates him in ways no other person has, mentally or professionally,” a source told Star magazine.

“There’s a lot more there with Natalie than any of the other girls Sean’s been with.”

UPDATE: Responding to the reports that she’s romantically involved with Sean Penn, Natalie Portman’s squashing those rumors.

“Sean Penn is a friend and colleague. The reports that we are romantically involved are completely untrue. I normally do not respond to rumors about my private life, however, this repeatedly fabricated story has forced me to do so.”

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