The actress is engaged to Hamilton director Thomas Kail and they are expecting their first child together, E! The news can confirm. Their baby will join Michelle’s 14-year-old daughter Mathilde , whom she shared with late actor Heath Ledger .

We don’t know how long the stars have been dating, but they probably met on the set of the critically acclaimed show by Michelle Fosse / Verdon . Kail directed her on the biographical series, which earned her an Emmy Award for Best Leading Actress in a Limited Series or a Film for her role as Gwen Verdon.

According to Gens , who first reported the news, the actress was spotted in a London boutique shopping for baby clothes. She and Kail, 41, are currently in England, where she films the aftermath of Venom alongside actor Tom Hardy .

The news of her engagement and her pregnancy comes only eight months after the revelation of the separation of her husband Phil Everum . She and the independent musician ended their marriage in early 2019, just months after their marriage in an intimate and secret ceremony.

At the time, a source told Gens , “It was an amicable split and they remain friends.”

When she discusses her marriage to Everum, the star Told Vanity Fair , “I never gave up on love. I always say to Mathilde: ‘Your father loved me before no one thought I was talented, or pretty, or that I had nice clothes. “

“Obviously, I have never spoken once in my life,” she said. “But Phil is no one else. And it’s worth something. In the end, the way he loves me is the way I want to live my whole life. I work to be free in the I’m a parent to let Matilda feel free to be herself, and I’m ultimately loved by someone who makes me feel free. “

It will also be the second marriage of Thomas, having already been married to actress Angela Christian.