(Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 21: Actress Naomi Watts attends the Fox Searchlight Pictures with The Cinema Society host a screening of 'Demolition' at the SVA Theater on March 21, 2016 in New York City.(Photo by Jim Spellman/Wire Image)BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Actors Liev Schreiber (L) and Naomi Watts arrive at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.“Gypsy” co-stars Naomi Watts and Billy Crudup are reportedly taking their romance off-screen!People reports that Watts and Crudup, who play husband and wife on the Netflix show, are dating.In May, Watts, 48, told Red magazine of Schreiber, “We have huge love and respect for one another and high hopes for it to remain that way going forward.” But she added, “[Dating] just seems completely frivolous and counterproductive and just not really in my world right now.” It is believed she has been friends with Crudup for some time, and they were photographed together with Schreiber and Eva Mendes at a 2009 Broadway party.Last month, Crudup, 49, said he was still looking for someone to spend the rest of his life with after previous relationships with Mary-Louise Parker, with whom he has a 13-year-old son, William, and “Homeland” star Claire Danes.Over the weekend, the pair sparked romance rumors after they were spotted enjoying a casual lunch date at a café in Tribeca.A source told Page Six, "Naomi Watts and Billy Crudup walked in holding hands. Pretty cool seeing two big stars so into each other.” According to the eyewitness, Naomi, 48, and Billy, 49, "looked happy and were laughing a lot, then left again holding hands.” Crudup recently opened up about his desire to be in a relationship, telling Mr.
An eyewitness told Page Six the couple "looked happy and were laughing a lot, then left again holding hands."The actors have known each other for several years.'s June issue, however, the actress said she was "single" after her 11-year relationship with actor Liev Schreiber ended in 2016.(Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for The Weinstein Company)TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 11: Naomi Watts attends the 'Demolition' press conference during 2015 Toronto International Film Festival held at TIFF Bell Lightbox on September 11, 2015 in Toronto, Canada.(Photo by Michael Tran/Film Magic)TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10: TIFF OPENING NIGHT: Actors Jake Gyllenhaal (L) and Naomi Watts attend the GREY GOOSE Vodka party for Demolition at Patria on September 10, 2015 in Toronto, Canada.(Photo by Michael Tran/Film Magic)TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 13: (L-R) Actresses Elle Fanning, Susan Sarandon and Naomi Watts from 'About Ray' poses for a portrait during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival at the TIFF Bell Lightbox on September 13, 2015 in Toronto, Canada.
(Photo by Jeff Vespa/Getty Images)TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 12: Actress Naomi Watts attends the Toronto International Film Festival party for ABOUT RAY, hosted by Entertainment One and The Weinstein Company at Patria on September 12, 2015 in Toronto, Canada.After splitting with her long-term partner Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts has sparked rumors that she is romancing actor Billy Crudup, her co-star on the Netflix drama “Gypsy.” Watts and Crudup, who have been filming the new psychosexual drama since late last year, were spotted holding hands in Tribeca over the weekend. One witness said that he was eating at a cafe at lunchtime when “Naomi Watts and Billy Crudup walked in holding hands. Pretty cool seeing two big stars so into each other.” The witness said that a casually dressed Watts and Crudup, who wore a black hat, ate lunch together and “looked happy and were laughing a lot, then left again holding hands.” A spokeswoman for Watts didn’t respond to numerous requests for comment, while a rep for Crudup said, “No comment.” Watts was with Schreiber for 11 years and they have two sons, Sasha, 9, and Sammy, 8.