David Lynch and his wife Emily Stofle are expecting their first baby together.

The director and Stofle, who have been married for three years, are expecting the arrival in August.

The couple were spotted at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles over the weekend, with Stofle looking several months pregnant.

They have now released an official statement which said: "The couple are thrilled at the news and looking forward to meeting their first child together."

Celebuzz reports that the couple are expecting a baby girl.

The 66-year-old Twin Peaks director is already the father to three adult children from previous relationships.