By peoplestaff225
November 24, 2007 10:30 AM

In her new film This Christmas, Regina King plays the part of a wife trapped in a bad marriage, who remains in the relationship for far too long.  The role was somewhat familiar territory for the 36-year-old actress, who says that she could identify with the character.

Mom to 11-year-old Ian Jr. with ex-husband Ian Alexander Sr., from whom Regina filed for divorce last year, Regina says she turns down all film offers that would take her away from her son for more than one week during the school year.  Ending her marriage of ten years is a decision that Regina says she doesn’t regret. 

This Christmas opened Nov. 21.