EW Staff
July 29, 2009 AT 09:34 PM EDT

Jude Law’s spokesperson has released the following statement exclusively to Entertainment Weekly and ew.com.

“Jude Law can confirm that, following a relationship last year, he has been advised that he is to be the father of a child due in the fall of this year. Mr. Law is no longer in a relationship with the individual concerned but he intends to be a fully supportive part of the child’s life. This is an entirely private matter and no other statements will be made.”

Law, 36, is currently single and has three children with his former wife, Sadie Frost. He will appear on Broadway in Hamlet, which opens in October, and will star opposite Robert Downey Jr. in the movie Sherlock Holmes, opening Dec. 25.

Photo credit: Martin Fraser/FilmMagic

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