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'A Game-Changer': Catherine Zeta-Jones' New Role Has 'Given Her Marriage To Michael Douglas A Boost': Insider

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Jan. 31 2021, Published 12:01 a.m. ET

Good riddance, 2020! After a rough year, Catherine Zeta-Jones is in high spirits now that she’s landed an exciting new role — and friends are hoping it will have a positive effect on her 20-year marriage to Michael Douglas, OK! has learned.

Since being cast in the Fox series Prodigal Son, Zeta-Jones, 51, "has been on cloud nine," a source exclusively tells OK!, noting that the actress, who suffers from bipolar disorder, was "miserable" quarantining at home while Douglas, 76, was busy with his hit show, The Kominksy Method

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"When Catherine's feeling depressed, it takes a toll on the relationship. But snagging a big role has been a game-changer," says the source. "She's in a great mood, working out and eating healthy again. This has given her a shot in the arm, and it looks like it's given her marriage to Michael a boost too!"

The two have been through a lot during their two decade-long marriage, but it seems like they're in a great spot these days. 

Douglas has even acknowledged how much he appreciates his wife in a candid Instagram post.

"I love you always and forever @catherinezetajones ❤️ (Volume ⬆️) #20years," he captioned the photo from their wedding day in November 2020. 

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Douglas also recalled how they first met. "I probably made a big mistake, but I looked at her and said, 'I'm gonna be the father of your children.' And she looked at me and she said, 'I've heard a lot about you. I guess it's all true. Goodnight.' And she left," he said. "Then she left [the festival] early the next morning."

"I thought I had completely blown it, but I'm happy to say we [later] made contact, and the rest is history," concluded the actor, who shares  20-year-old son Dylan and 17-year-old daughter Carys with Zeta-Jones.

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Meanwhile, the brunette babe has gushed about her man on Instagram. "I can express no kinder sign of love, than this kind kiss" William Shakespeare....... 💋," she captioned a photo of them kissing on January 5. 

 "Always smiling with you ❤," she captioned a black-and-white photo of the duo in late January. 

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