Are Nicholas Hoult and Jennifer Lawrence getting back together, or still just good friends? The two young actors dated for a while but called off the relationship back in January, though they have remained good friends. On Monday night, the Daily Mail reported, the pair were spotted dining in a Hollywood restaurant, The Little Door.

Nicholas Hoult
Nicholas Hoult - spotted dinig with ex girlfriend Jennifer Lawrence

Nicholas, 23 and Jennifer, 22 tried to avoid the paparazzi by leaving the restaurant via the back door but it wasn’t a strong enough ruse to foil the photographers, who managed to grab a few shots of the couple as they got into Jennifer’s waiting car. For some reason, Lawrence was clutching a copy of the novel Anna Karenina as they left the restaurant – perhaps she’d been expecting a few lulls in the conversation… though that doesn’t seem likely as she often speaks of what great friends she and Hoult are. Before we all get too excited about Jennifer and Nicholas potentially rekindling their relationship, however, it’s worth remembering that they are working together right now, on the X-Men prequel Days of Future Past. 

Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence: is she dating Nicholas Hoult again?

There’s always a glimmer of hope for the couple though, as they have remained supportive of each other, despite reportedly splitting because they had grown apart. After Jennifer Lawrence’s awards season success for Silver Linings Playbook, Hoult said “I'm very, very happy for her... I'm thrilled.”