James McAvoy and Anne-Marie Duff announce divorce

James McAvoy and Anne-Marie Duff. (Photo: Getty Images)
James McAvoy and Anne-Marie Duff. (Photo: Getty Images)

Los Angeles — Actors James McAvoy and Anne-Marie Duff are ending their nearly 10-year marriage.

The couple released a joint statement on Friday announcing their divorce and commitment to co-parenting their five-year-old son.

McAvoy, 37, stars in X-Men: Apocalypse, opening later this month. Duff, 45, is a regular on the UK version of Shameless.

The couple asked for privacy in their statement as they plan to move forward with "continued friendship, love and respect for one another and the shared focus of caring for our son."