The actor - in Britain's capital for the premiere of new low-budget movie INTERMISSION - insists he went to ELYSIUM and ANNABEL'S with Jolie "as colleagues" rather than lovers, and has laughed off eyewitness reports, which claim they were passionately locking lips and flirting until 3am.
He says, "We went out for some drinks, as colleagues. Don't most people go out for a few drinks with the people they work with?"
However, the hunky star admits Angelina - mother of adopted Cambodian son MADDOX - has inspired him to be a good father to his two-month-old son James.
He adds, "She is just gorgeous with her son. She is amazing."
But Farrell swept aside any romance worries in spectacular style yesterday (23NOV03) when he embarked on a 14-hour drinking spree - which eventually ended at 7am this morning (24NOV03) at his suite in London's SAVOY HOTEL.24/11/2003 17:21