News Guy Pearce and 'Game of Thrones' Star Carice van Houten Welcome a Baby Boy By Meredith B. Kile 5:38 PM PDT, August 29, 2016 Getty Images Congrats to Guy Pearce and Carice van Houten, who have welcomed a baby boy! Pearce tweeted the happy news on Monday morning, sharing “A cute little package arrived and told us his name's Monte Pearce. We think we're gonna keep him. Placenta smoothie anyone?” A cute little package arrived and told us his name's Monte Pearce. We think we're gonna keep him. Placenta smoothie anyone? @caricevhouten— Guy Pearce (@TheGuyPearce) August 29, 2016Van Houten, who stars as the “Red Woman” Melisandre on Game of Thrones, retweeted Pearce’s announcement, adding a series of emoji, including a baby, roller coaster, martini, and of course, heart eyes for their new bundle of joy. 👶🏼🎢😳😍🤒💩🍸🐣❤️ https://t.co/vFQna7o4g1— Carice van Houten (@caricevhouten) August 29, 2016WATCH: 'Game of Thrones' Star Carice van Houten Expecting First Child With Guy PearceThe pair announced they were expecting back in March, with a few good-natured tweets about van Houten’s slightly sinister GoT character.“Ok. I'm ready for your shadowbaby jokes,” the 39-year-old actress teased fans on Twitter.Ok. I'm ready for your shadowbaby jokes.— Carice van Houten (@caricevhouten) March 19, 2016“Nothing like the prospect of a shadowbaby to change your mind about becoming a Father!!” Pearce, 48, replied, before sharing sincere thanks to fans for all the well wishes. Nothing like the prospect of a shadowbaby to change your mind about becoming a Father !! https://t.co/JRjL6YISbl— Guy Pearce (@TheGuyPearce) March 19, 2016Thank you everybody for all your lovely messages xxx— Guy Pearce (@TheGuyPearce) March 20, 2016Baby Monte is the first child for both stars. Pearce was previously married to psychologist Kate Mestitz from 1997-2015.WATCH: 9 Celebrity Babies Due in 20167 Celebrity Babies To Expect in 2016! This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page.