Anna Faris and Chris Pratt separate

Couple have been married for eight years

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Acting couple Anna Faris and Chris Pratt have announced their separation.

The Mom actress, 40, and Guardians Of The Galaxy star, 38, have parted ways following eight years of marriage.

The couple, who met in 2007 while filming Take Me Home Tonight, have a four-year-old Jack.

In a joint statement, the pair said: "We tried hard for a long time, and we're really disappointed.

"Our son has two parents who love him very much and for his sake we want to keep this situation as private as possible moving forward."