Director Quentin Tarantino and his wife, singer Daniella Pick, have announced they are expecting their first child.

In a statement to US celebrity magazine People, a representative for the couple said: "Daniella and Quentin Tarantino are very delighted to announce that they are expecting a baby."

Tarantino and Pick first met while he was promoting his film Inglorious Basterds over a decade ago. The couple married last year.

Quentin Tarantino and Daniella Pick married last year

In an interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in the US last month, Tarantino talked about starting a family.

"I haven't been married," he said. "I haven't had kids, I just got married, I want to have kids."

Tarantino's new film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, is in cinemas now.

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