The couple have been dating since early last year and are opting to keep the details of the wedding and the proposal to themselves.
The news of the engagement and her decision to keep the details under wraps comes hot on the heals of the actress' comments on some of her fellow celebrities making too much of their lives public.
She recently told Britain's The Telegraph, "I hate knowing too much when I'm going to the cinema and watching as a viewer. I don't want to know that the actor has just gone through a divorce. I don't want to know that the they person is an alcoholic. It just gets in the way of my pleasure of watching the character."
"I think it does change something and not for the better," she added. "I like watching films when I don't know anything about the people."
With the news of her engagement, the actress joins a growing list of celebrities on our wedding watch for 2012. Here are a few of the stars who have gotten engaged recently:
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie: After seven years and six kids together, the celebrity super-couple confirmed their engagement in April. Their reps say, "It is a promise for the future and their kids are very happy. There's no date set at this time."
Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas: The second time may be the charm! The "30 Rock" star popped the question in early April. It will be the second marriage for the star who was married to Kim Basinger from 1993 to 2002 and the first marriage for his much younger (26 years) yoga instructor fiance.
Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez: The third time may be the charm for the Oscar winner when she marries her handsome leading man. Rumors of their engagement started to swirl in January, but the news didn't become official until he confirmed the news in March to the Miami Herald saying, "Yes, of course it's true." This will be the third marriage for the actress.
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