Meet 365 Days Star Michele Morrone: Everything to Know About the Sexy (and Single!) Italian Actor

But in 2020, when his first major movie 365 Days was released on Netflix, Morrone's life changed.

"It was a major turning point in my life," the Italian star, 31, tells PEOPLE.

"Before the movie came out I had 4,000 followers on Instagram.

And the night after the movie was released on the platform,

I woke up and had 2.6 million followers."

Now following the success of the first two hit films,

with a third installment expected in near future,

Morrone is hoping to continue acting in a variety of genres and formats,

along with his passion for music (he released a full album in 2020)