The Homeland star's husband, director/producer Austin Chick, filed to end their three-year marriage earlier this year (15), citing irreconcilable differences.

Now it has emerged he is seeking spousal support of up to $3,000 (£1,875) a month from Baccarin's $1.5 million (£937,000) salary and wants custody of their 21-month-old son Julius, according to

Editors at the website report that in court documents Chick alleges the actress travels so much for her work that the boy would be better off living with him.

Baccarin has been linked to her Gotham co-star Ben McKenzie since the divorce news became public.