Michael Douglas hopeful about marriage

Updated: Sep 24, 2013, 08:46 AM IST

Los Angeles: Actor Michael Douglas is hopeful that things between him and his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones will improve.

The couple are on a break from each other due to personal differences, reports contactmusic.com.

"Catherine is great. She is doing wonderful, talked to her (and) just got a lovely note from her. I`m very hopeful that we`re going to work things out," Douglas told a journalist.

"As I said, we`re just taking a break, a couple of issues, sometimes you got to do that," he added.

The couple has been married for 13 years.