The cast and crew of Star Trek Beyond have arrived in the Middle East to film scenes in Dubai for the upcoming movie. The crew will be filming for almost two weeks in the Emirate in various locations around the city as well as Dubai Studio City.
Holding court with members of the press, director Justin Lin as well as stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Anton Yelchin, Simon Pegg and Idris Elba revealed more about the production of the film. Star Trek Beyond is just the latest Hollywood production who has used Dubai as film location with prominent blockbuster productions, Mission: Impossible- Ghost Protocol and Furious 7 filming key scenes there in the past.
As far as Star Trek Beyond goes, the third instalment of the film will see the crew of the Enterprise on their deep space exploration. Elba will be portraying a new villain in the franchise. Star Trek Beyond is slated for release in July 2016. Incidentally next year marks the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, which is timely for the latest film in the franchise.Check out the gallery below for the cast and crew addressing their fans and the media in Dubai.