updated 10/26/2011 AT 10:00 AM ET
•originally published 10/26/2011 AT 1:15 PM ET
It’s been a while since he changed diapers, but Bruce Willis is gearing up to be a dad again!
The actor and wife Emma, a designer and model, are expecting their first child together early next year, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.
The couple “are overjoyed with this news and they look forward to welcoming this newest addition into their family,” the statement reads.
Willis, 56, and Heming, 35, were married in March 2009.