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Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj

Cruise and his co-stars wowed the press on the 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa, ahead of film's launch

Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
Actor Tom Cruise attends the 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' press conference during the 8th Annual Dubai International Film Festival (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
Actress Paula Patton and actor Tom Cruise (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
Cruise believes Dubai could attract a slew of Hollywood filmmakers and actors after the success of his most recent film (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
The Top Gun actor, who also produced the action flick, said he had a fantastic experience filming in Dubai and said many of his Hollywood contacts had shown interest in the city (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
Much of the footage in the fourth installment of the Mission Impossible series, which is set to make its world premiere at the Dubai Film Festival tonight, is shot against a backdrop of Dubai (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
Cruise plays intelligence agent Ethan Hunt in a plot that sees him and a small group of colleagues seek to avert a nuclear war (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
Their search brings them to Dubai where Hunt performs death-defying stunts hanging from the outside of the emirate’s Burj Khalifa(Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
The images were captured by tourists on the tower’s observation deck, who snapped the star practicing the tower climb ahead of the movie shoot (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
Cruise, who is in town this week to promote the movie, along with co-stars Simon Pegg, Paula Patton and Anil Kapoor, said the stunts required a lot of preparation (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
Actors Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, director Brad Bird and actors Simon Pegg and Anil Kapoor attend a photocall (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
Cruise’s wife Katie Holmes and his daughter Suri came to watch his stunts in person, the media heard (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
The Hollywood action blockbuster also featured three days of filming at Dubai’s Jumeirah Zabeel Saray on the Palm Jumeirah (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
The hotel was cast as the luxury Mumbai home of Indian millionaire Brij Nath, played by Bollywood superstar Anil Kapoor (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
The scenes featured hundreds of people from the UAE, who were cast as extras in the film (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
Producer Bryan Burk, actor Tom Cruise, director Brad Bird and actors Paula Patton, Anil Kapoor and Simon Pegg (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
Brad Bird, director of the movie, said Dubai and the Burj Khalifa had been shown in a new light in the film (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
The filming included shots from helicopters as well as scenes taken from the building itself (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
Cameramen broke 127 windows to allow them to place equipment outside the building and shoot Cruise climbing its exterior (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
Actors Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg and Anil Kapoor (Getty Images)
Tom Cruise unveils Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai's Burj
The press conference was held on the 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa on Dec 7 (Getty Images)