10/06/2010 11:24 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Charlize Theron & Eric Thal Dating?

Charlize Theron has a new boyfriend, model-actor Eric Thal, Life & Style reports.

The magazine's press release follows:

Charlize Theron, who ended her nine-year relationship with Stuart Townsend in January, has moved on.

The Oscar winner, 35, is dating model-actor Eric Thal, 45. "The two have a lot in common," a pal of Eric's tells Life & Style. "He's a farmer who grows all his own vegetables, and Charlize grew up on a farm in South Africa. The two like to escape Hollywood and go to his farm in upstate New York."

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