An infant for Bryan Singer. The X-Men executive is expecting his first youngster, his rep affirmed on Wednesday, Oct. 22.

Artist, 49, isturning into a father with his closest companion Michelle Clunie. He and the Make It or Break It star, 44, have been close buddies for 25 years.

“Mother and father are both extremely amped up for the approaching conception and anticipate co-child rearing the kid together,” Singer’s rep said in an announcement to The Hollywood Reporter. “The pair have been arranging this infant for a considerable length of time and have been striving for the last two.”

Different outlets affirm that the infant is expected in 2015.

The future folks do have a sentimental history, as Singer affirmed to Out magazine recently that his first genuine relationship was with Clunie, when he was 23 years of age.