In the glamorous world of Hollywood, gossip about divorce and extramarital affairs is nothing new. Sometimes, however, showbiz couples make news worth sharing. Such is the case with Kiele Sanchez and husband Zach Gilford.
— E! Online (@eonline) August 10, 2015
The couple are expecting their first child! Sanchez confirmed the news at the Television Critics Association, Sunday, August 9.
Sanchez, 37, and Gilford, 33, announced that their baby boy is due in November. The couple got married in 2012 in Napa, California, after two-years of dating.
She opened up about her role in Kingdom during the TCA summer previews. “I am playing a woman who is pretty detached from the thing that’s growing inside her, and I couldn’t be more excited about my pregnancy,” the soon-to-be mom expressed. “So when I slip into Lisa, I’m at odds with this thing down here,” she added.
In an interview, Sanchez admitted that her role in Kingdom was rather challenging. “I think that she at certain points really questions her decision to keep it (her character’s baby), which couldn’t be further from my own life,” she said.
The actress also said it was difficult to separate her own true feelings about her pregnancy from the character’s feelings. It was, for her, a bizarre experience.
“So it’s a weird, strange, strange thing, especially when he kicks during a scene, you have to go on as if this thing didn’t just move inside your body. So it’s bizarre,” said Sanchez.
Kiele Sanchez and Friday Night Lights’ Zach Gilford starred together in a recent movie, The Purge: Anarchy. Sanchez also played an important role on the action-adventure series Lost as Nikki Fernandez and appeared on The Glades.
Kingdom is slated to return to TV on Wednesday Oct. 14, at 9 p.m.