Thandie Newton is expecting her third baby. A representative for the actress confirmed the happy news as Thandie hit the red carpet at the Toronto Film Festival with her husband OI Parker by her side.
The 40-year-old British star gave a telling smile as she posed at the premiere of her new film, Half Of A Yellow Sun. As her proud partner put a protective arm around her, Thandie looked utterly radiant as she posed in a monochrome Stella McCartney dress – the tiniest hint of a baby bump just about visible.
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Thandie and writer-director OI have been married for 15 years, and are already parents to daughters Ripley, 13 this month, and Nico, eight.
"She couldn't be more happy," a source told US Weekly. "You can barely tell she has a bump and she's been dressing different because of it."
Half Of A Yellow Sun is based on a novel by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and follows four people during the struggle to establish an independent republic in Nigeria.
Seeing the project finally unveiled must have meant a great deal to the British actor; his family were directly affected by the Biafran War, with the conflict prompting parents to flee the country and emigrate to London.
Thandie and Chiwetel's co-star Anika Noni Rose was also at the screening.