Jamie Bell and wife Evan Rachel Wood are set to become parents.

Evan's publicist revealed the 25-year-old actress and Billy Elliott star Jamie are expecting a baby later this year and said the pair are "thrilled".

Evan and Jamie married last year. They first dated in 2005 but broke up the following year.

Evan's breakout role was in 2003's gritty film Thirteen. In 2011, she co-starred with Kate Winslet in the HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce. Both roles earned her Golden Globe nominations.

Jamie, 26, is best known for his starring role in Billy Elliott. His film credits also include King Kong and The Adventures Of Tintin.

Us Weekly first reported Evan's pregnancy.