The latest and hotly-anticipated instalment of the historic sci-fi franchise will be officially released from midnight on Thursday morning, featuring original Star Wars actor Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker and the late Carrie Fisher as Leia.
Early reviews of the movie have lauded Rian Johnson's latest work - the second episode of the sequel trilogy and eighth overall - as the "best" Star Wars film to date, with many singling out Driver's return performance following his debut in Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015.
The new episode will find Rey nurturing her newly-found Jedi powers under Skywalker's guidance before mounting tensions between the Resistance and the First Order see her collaborate with Leia, Finn and Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac) for a laser-fuelled adventure.
Following its UK release on Thursday, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, will open in US cinemas on Friday.
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