Tom Cruise denies romance with ‘Orange Is the New Black’ actress Laura Prepon

It’s been more than a year since Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes ended their marriage in 2012, but that doesn’t mean the actor is ready to date just yet.

Earlier this week, reports claimed that Tom, 51, had taken Orange Is the New Black actress Laura Prepon, 33, to dinner at The Renaissance restaurant in Los Angeles.

The pair had reportedly spent “three hours laughing and joking” over a rare bottle of 1979 Merlot that Tom had ordered especially for the date.

Tom’s rep, however, has denied that the event took place, calling the reports “false.”

Another source close to the star explained: “They see each other at some functions, but they are not dating." The source also added that Tom is interested in dating again and “has been talking with women.”

The Mission Impossible star hasn't been romantically linked with anyone since 2012, when he split from Katie, with whom he has a 7-year-old daughter, Suri.

Laura, meanwhile, had dated Christopher Masterson -- brother to her That '70s Show costar Danny Masterson -- for seven years before the couple called it quits in 2007.

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