Captain America

star Chris Evans has reportedly found love with former

Saturday Night Live

star, Jenny Slate.

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Rumours had surfaced last week that Slate, 34, had split from Dean Fleischer-Camp - her husband of four years, .

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Now Us Weekly says she has hooked up with her Gifted co-star, Evans, also 34.

The pair has openly gushed about how well they get on before.

"I didn't know what to expect when I met Chris," Slate said during an Anna Faris podcast.

"I was a little scared because I kind of felt like, well, I don't know him."

Chris Evans in the role he's most known for, Captain America/Steve Rogers. Photo / Marvel
Chris Evans in the role he's most known for, Captain America/Steve Rogers. Photo / Marvel

"He's a giant man with huge muscles and he's Captain America. How could we ever connect?" she said.

"The first night that we hung out, I was like, 'Wow, I could hang out with Chris for...hours.'"

Evans seems equally smitten with the Girls star.

"Oddly enough, I've only known Jenny for a few months, which is insane to say because we're like the same animal," he said.

Evans has previously dated the likes of Jessica Biel, Christina Ricci and Minka Kelly, and was most recently linked to Lily Collins last year.