Panettiere Finds Romance in Cannes?

Hayden Panettiere has sparked speculation that she has moved on from ex-boyfriend Milo Ventimiglia after she was spotted getting close to U.K. TV presenter Steve Jones on a yacht in Cannes, France.

The 19-year-old Heroes star called it quits with actor Ventimiglia last year, and gossips speculated the split was caused by the couple’s 12-year age difference.

But now the actress has been linked with an even older hunk — 32-year-old Welsh celebrity Jones, who has previously been linked to Halle Berry and Pamela Anderson.

Panettiere was first seen with Jones at London’s Nobu Berkeley restaurant last week — and the pair was snapped together again on Monday, sunbathing on David Furnish‘s yacht while in the French Riviera for the film festival.

(c) 2009 WORLD ENTERTAINMENT NEWS NETWORK LTD. All global rights reserved. No unauthorized copying or re-distributing permitted.

MORE NEWS: Spielberg to Fulfill Dream of Luther King Film