Stanley Tucci and his wife Felicity Blunt are expecting their first child together, the actor confirmed exclusively to Us Weekly on Sunday, Oct. 19 Credit: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images

Hazel Krasinski is getting a playmate! Stanley Tucci and Felicity Blunt, Emily Blunt's sister, are expecting their first child together. The Hunger Games actor confirmed the news exclusively to Us Weekly while attending the Mario Batali Foundation Dinner at Del Posto in NYC on Sunday, Oct. 19.

"I'm very excited to be a dad. It's incredible," Tucci, 53, told Us at the event. "I'm most excited to have a baby with Felicity and for the baby to be healthy."

"The sex is of no concern to me," he added, with a laugh. "The sex of the baby, that is." As for what kind of mother Blunt will be? "A great one!" he gushed.

Tucci was first introduced the the London-based literary agent in 2006 while he was filming The Devil Wears Prada with Emily. In August 2012, he revealed in an interview that the couple had secretly married. The following month, they exchanged vows for the second time at Middle Temple Hall in London. They were feted by Emily and her husband John Krasinski, Meryl Streep, Steve Buscemi, Colin Firth, and Ewan MacGregor.

This will be the first child for Blunt. Tucci already has three children with his late wife, Kate, who died from breast cancer in 2009.