Extra thrilling than a Hogwarts acceptance letter. Daniel Radcliffe and pregnant girlfriend Erin Darke are thrilled that they will welcome their first youngster collectively.
“Daniel and Erin are completely overjoyed concerning the being pregnant,” a supply solely tells Us Weekly. “It’s a dream come true! They’ve been proudly displaying pictures of the ultrasound to their closest household and associates.”
Us broke the information on Saturday, March 25, that Darke, 38, and Radcliffe, 33, are going to be dad and mom later this yr.
The insider provides that “Dan and Erin are maintaining mum about names” so their family members will probably be shocked by their selection. “All their associates are over the moon concerning the being pregnant.”
Among the many friends they’ve heard from is the England native’s former Harry Potter costar Rupert Grint, who performed Ron Weasley in all eight movies alongside Radcliffe. The Servant star, 34, welcomed daughter Wednesday, 2, with companion Georgia Groome in 2020.
“[He] FaceTimed Daniel to catch up and jokingly gave him dad-to-be suggestions, and so they’re planning to fulfill up when the infant is born!” the supply tells Us.
Within the meantime, Darke goes full Hermione Granger with regards to making ready for motherhood. “She’s attending birthing lessons, and so they’ve purchased a stack of child books for freshmen, in order that they’re on top of things on what to anticipate,” the insider provides.
Radcliffe helps the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel alum eat wholesome through the being pregnant too. “Dan is taking a hand-on strategy within the kitchen — cooking greens and Folic acid-based dishes!” the supply says, noting that the couple wrote a listing of nutritious meals they each wish to incorporate extra into their weight loss program.
The parents-to-be have been collectively for greater than a decade. They first met whereas filming the 2013 indie flick Kill Your Darlings, which the Misplaced Metropolis star feels is sort of a time capsule of their early days.
“That’s an exquisite report of us flirting for the primary time,” Radcliffe instructed Playboy in October 2015 about assembly his love. “There’s no performing happening — not from my finish, anyway. There’s a second when she makes me snort, and I’m laughing as me and never as my character. She was extremely humorous and good. I knew I used to be in hassle.”
The 2 have been going robust ever since. The British actor resides in New York Metropolis with Darke, who was raised in Michigan. He’s set to return to Broadway in Merrily We Roll Alongside this October.
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With reporting by Natalie Posner