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After watching the Luca movie on Disney+, many viewers wondered how old the stars are in the animated film. The teen boys, Luca Pagura (Jacob Tremblay) and Alberto Scorfano (Jack Dylan Grazer) became fast friends in the Disney Pixar movie. Later they befriended Giulia Marcovaldo (Emma Berman), and the young sea monster asked if they could go to school with her. So, they are young; however, it’s not immediately evident how old the three friends are in the movie or off-screen. 

Alberto and Luca looking into a cave in the Disney Pixar movie
Alberto and Luca in the film ‘Luca’ | Disney/Pixar

How old is Luca?

Luca is a 13-year-old sea monster who had never visited the surface when viewers met him. He was terrified about life outside of the ocean but also a bit curious. The actor who voiced Luca, Jacob Tremblay, is roughly the same age as his character, 14-years-old. 

The Canadian actor starred in the 2015 film Room as Jack Newsome when he was only eight years old. The role earned him the Critics Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer and the Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor. You might recognize him from his role in the 2017 film Wonder or the 2019 movie Good Boys. He also starred in the sequel to The ShiningDoctor Sleep, in 2019.

How old is Giulia?

Although Pixar did not give an exact age for Giulia, viewers can surmise that she is around the same age as the protagonist — 13. Luca is the only character that Disney gave an actual age to in their D23 description. However, they did choose the Luca cast to be close to the characters’ ages. Emma Berman, who voices the role of Giulia, is 12-years-old. So, the young girl in the movie is probably around the same age.

Emma Berman at the premiere of the film 'Luca'
Emma Berman arrives at the world premiere for LUCA | Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney

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For Berman, Giulia was her breakout role. Before joining the cast of Luca, the young star voiced several toys and the voice of a toy in the Netflix children’s series, Go! Go! Cory Carson. She also acted in various live productions. According to the Emma Berman website, she’s currently working on a new animated series coming in 2021.

How old is Alberto from ‘Luca’?

Lastly, Jack Dylan Grazer is the oldest of the three friends at age 17. In the movie, his character, Alberto, seemed a little bit older than the other two. According to Wikipedia, Alberto is 14-years-old in Pixar’s Luca.

The American actor played Eddie Kaspbrak in both the 2017 and 2019 film adaptations of the Stephen King novel, It. Additionally, he starred in the CBS series, Me, Myself, and I. You might recognize Grazer from his recent role in the HBO drama; We Are Who We Are. The young star is currently filming Shazam! Fury of the Gods.