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Tom Hiddleston and fiance Zawe Ashton are expecting their first child

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Tom Hiddleston and his fiancée Zawe Ashton have a baby on the way.

Ashton debuted her growing belly during a special screening of Mr Malcolm’s list in New York City on Wednesday night, solo on the red carpet. Fashion confirmed the news she’s expecting in a behind-the-scenes article of the actress gearing up for the event. For the occasion, she wore a beige beaded tulle dress from Sabina Bilenko Couture featuring an empire waist, an off-the-shoulder neckline and delicate cap sleeves. Ashton plays Julia Thistlewaite in the historical drama, a 19th-century society lady who courts and then seeks revenge on the town’s most eligible bachelor, Mr. Malcolm, played by Thank you Darius

Ashton and Hiddleston first started rumored to be engaged in March of this year when they walked the red carpet together at the BAFTA awards and the actress appeared to be striking her left ring finger out of sight. In a selfie shared by the British TV presenter AJ Odudu her Instagram Stories later that night showed Ashton wearing a very large diamond ring on that finger. Earlier this month, Hiddleston finally confirmed the good news in an interview with the… Los Angeles Timesto the outlet, “I’m very happy.”

The two actors first met when they starred together in the West End production of the play in 2019 deceit, made their red carpet debut as a couple at the Tony Awards last September. The play follows the story of Robert, Hiddleston’s character, a man whose wife Emma, ​​played by Ashton, is having an affair with his best friend. Last year it was also reported that the couple had moved in together and lived in Atlanta, Georgia, according to the Daily mail

At the time of their engagement, a source close to the… deceit production told People that: “They were very private in public, but behind the scenes you could just see a nice chemistry. There were twinkles in both their eyes, and the whole company, including Charlie Cox, were all very close.” They explained: “As Brits abroad, they would hang out a lot. Zawe and Tom showed a lot of affection for each other, and you could see that showing a bit in their performance on stage. Tom has always been a very, very private person. Behind the scenes they would just be affectionate and cuddle and sit next to each other and hold hands.”

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