Nicholas Hoult and Jennifer Lawrence
Actor Nicholas Hoult and actress Jennifer Lawrence speaking at Comic-Con International 2013. Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult have reportedly bonded after Hoult split from Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence.

The X-Men: Days of Future Past co-stars had split for the second time recently and blamed their difficult schedules for the breakup.

Soon after the couple's break-up news broke out, rumours emerged that Hoult and the 24-year-old Twilight actress are dating.

Stewart and Hoult are currently working together in sci-flick Equals, hit it off instantly.

"Kristen and Nicholas have really connected with each other on so many levels. They really get each other and their wacky sense of humor. They both basically bonded over pranks and pachinko – a really fun kind of arcade game in Japan," a source told Hollywood Life.

The Alleged Snow White Affair

In 2012, Stewart went through a high-profile breakup herself.

Stewart and British director Rupert Sanders, who worked together on Snow White And The Huntsman, were photographed kissing in the Hollywood hills.

Following that, Robert Pattinson ended his four-year relationship with Stewart.

An insider told the website that the On the Road star is now in a better place than ever.

Stewart accepted Anne Hathaway's nomination, and took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with Hoult and their friend, Scott Fahrendor. They completed the task using dirty bath water.

"He brings out her silly self and they just spend a lot of time laughing together and pulling pranks on the cast and crew members. They've become super tight and it's been healing for both of them to have someone to really lean on," the source added.

Take a look at Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult Complete ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in the video below.