You might want a Star Wars 8 trailer but Adam Driver doesn't: "The less people know the more of an event it is"

With Star Wars: Rogue One having roughly a billion trailers and TV spots, it only makes sense for Star Wars 8 to follow its lead with a galaxy-load of promotional material before it drops in theaters next year – but Adam Driver thinks differently. He wants no trailers at all, the evil so-and-so.

Driver, who plays Kylo Ren, spoke to Cinema Blend about his idea for no trailer, no nothin': "I'd love [having no trailer]. The less people know, I feel like, the more exciting… the more of an event it is."

This is probably the worst idea since the time he killed you-know-who but he does have a point. Imagine sitting down to watch a Star Wars movie knowing nothing about it. It’s the closest we’ll ever get to experience Star Wars for the first time again.

If nothing else, it would stop me having to analyse each trailer frame by frame until I lose contact with all of my friends and family. Again.

Directed by Rian Johnson and starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Laura Dern, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Gwendoline Christie, and Benicio del Toro, Star Wars: Episode 8 opens in cinemas on December 15, 2017.

Image: Lucasfilm/ILM

Bradley Russell

I'm the Senior Entertainment Writer here at GamesRadar+, focusing on news, features, and interviews with some of the biggest names in film and TV. On-site, you'll find me marveling at Marvel and providing analysis and room temperature takes on the newest films, Star Wars and, of course, anime. Outside of GR, I love getting lost in a good 100-hour JRPG, Warzone, and kicking back on the (virtual) field with Football Manager. My work has also been featured in OPM, FourFourTwo, and Game Revolution.