However, as many eagle-eyed fans will have noticed, this isn’t his first big role, and he’s previously starred in hit shows on both the BBC and E4.
Luke has also hit headlines thanks to his personal life, as he’s rumoured to be dating a member of the UK’s greatest girl bands.
Basically, if you don’t already know exactly who he is, now is the time to find out. And luckily, we are more than happy to help.
Get to know Luke with our 9 facts in 90 seconds…
1. You probably recognise him from ‘Skins’
Remember Freddie? Who vied for Effy’s affections, while his best friend Cook did the same? Well that was Luke Pasqualino. See, we knew you’d seen him somewhere before. Luke also auditioned for the part of Tony in series one of ‘Skins’, but lost out to Nicholas Hoult.
2. Or ‘The Musketeers’
Luke starred as D’Artagnan, one of the main trio.
3. His surname means ‘Little Easter’
While Luke was born and raised in Peterborough, his parents are both Italian.
4. He’s apparently dating Perrie Edwards
Luke and Perrie were spotted enjoying a date night in London back in August, according to reports. A source claimed the pair went to see the West End production of ‘Aladdin’ before finishing the night at club Mahiki.
5. 5,282 is a pretty special number for him
Because that’s the number that was on his ‘Skins’ audition sticker. Aww!
6. Luke’s already worked as a model
Come on, don’t pretend you’re surprised.
7. And made waves in Hollywood
In 2013, Luke starred in ‘Snowpiercer’, working with legendary director Bong Joon-ho and starring with John Hurt, Tilda Swinton and Jamie Bell
8. He backs Emma Watson’s HeForShe campaign
The actor took to Twitter when the actress-turned-UN Women Goodwill Ambassador launched the campaign, writing: “I’m committed to #genderequality. I invite you to stand with me.”
9. And here’s where you can see him next
Luke will star in ‘Snatch’, a 10-part series that builds on Guy Ritchie’s film. Other cast members include ‘Harry Potter’ star Rupert Grint and Ed Westwick, who famously played Chuck Bass in ‘Gossip Girl’.
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