Scenes for the new Mission: Impossible movie will be filmed in Dubai, the emirate's government media office announced today.
"The latest installment of the globally renowned action thriller 'Mission: Impossible,' starring Tom Cruise, will be filmed in Dubai within the coming few weeks," the statement said.
"Filming in Dubai would be the longest among other international cities that will feature in MI4." Shooting there is expected to last at least three weeks.
To be directed by Brad Bird, the fourth film in the franchise stars Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Vladimir Mashkov and Michael Nyqvist. It is scheduled to hit theaters on December 16, 2011.