Tom Cruise shooting latest Mission Impossible film in Abu Dhabi

Mission Impossible - Fallout becomes the fifth major Hollywood movie to take advantage of the Abu Dhabi Film Commission rebate for filming in Abu Dhabi
Tom Cruise with the twofour54 and Abu Dhabi Film Commission teams
By Staff writer
Sun 25 Mar 2018 04:56 PM

Mission: Impossible – Fallout, the sixth instalment in the spy film series starring Tom Cruise, is being filmed in Abu Dhabi. 

Written, directed and produced by Christopher McQuarrie, the new Mission: Impossible also stars Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Michelle Monaghan, Alec Baldwin, and Sean Harris, who all reprise their roles from previous films.

The film, which is scheduled to be released in July 2018, is the fifth major Hollywood blockbuster to be shot in Abu Dhabi. 

Maryam Eid AlMheiri, CEO of Media Zone Authority Abu Dhabi and twofour54, said the film will avail of the emirate's rebate on production spend. 

“Through the combined efforts of Abu Dhabi Film Commission (ADFC) and twofour54, we have attracted yet another major Hollywood production to our Emirate thanks to the incredible incentives we are able to offer, such as incredible locations, talented media professionals, world-class facilities and the generous 30% rebate on production spend," AlMheiri said. 

Dropping in. Summer ‘18. #MissionImpossibleFallout

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“Paramount Pictures is one of the world’s most renowned studios and twofour54 has supported their team throughout the shoot, ensuring that the process has been seamless.

“We expect to welcome many more to the capital for content creators in the future," she added.

Abu Dhabi Film Commission posted a pictured on their Instagram feed with Tom Cruise in front of a UAE Air Force carrier. 

Cruise also posted an image on his Instagram of him about to jump from the rear of the aircraft over the skies of Abu Dhabi. 

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