February 12, 2009 09:30 PM

Danielle K/Scott A/Bauer Griffin

Mira Sorvino and her husband of four years, actor Christopher Backus, are expecting their third child together. Per a statement issued this evening to major magazines, the couple share that they are “overjoyed at the thought of welcoming a new addition to the family,” adding,

“With each child, the love in our hearts has expanded beyond what we ever imagined was possible.”

Mira, 41, and Chris, 27, are already parents to daughter Mattea Angel, 4, and son Johnny Christopher King, 2 ½.

Mira, who won an Academy Award for Mighty Aphrodite, recently appeared in the miniseries The Last Templar and will next be seen in Life On Mars.

Source: US Weekly; PEOPLE

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