star Russell Crowe
is rumored to be the new man in Meg Ryan
's life following news that the actress has separated from long-time hubby Dennis Quaid
. The British tabloids are reporting that Crowe and Ryan grew close while working together on the upcoming romantic drama Proof of Life
. "Meg and Russell are extremely close and incredibly fond of each other," an unnamed source tells Britain's Sun
. "They just click. She feels young again and they've been having a wonderful time in London."