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Tom Cruise Goes Death-Defying in New 'Mission: Impossible 4' Featurette

October 27, 2011 (9:36 am) GMT
The Ethan Hunt of 'Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol' is seen fearlessly dangling off the world's tallest building in Dubai without using any body double.

fearlessly climbs up the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa, without using any body double in "". The stunt has been teased in a new featurette for the upcoming film that gives a look at the scene set in Dubai.

In the video, 49-year-old Tom is seen dangling off the skyscraper which height is not less than 2,723 feet. He is also seen bravely running up, down and sideways on the exterior of the building. "This is just another day at work on 'Mission: Impossible'," so director Brad Bird says in the video.

Scheduled to hit U.S. theaters on December 21, "Mission Impossible 4" is set at the time when the IMF is shut down as it is implicated in a global terrorist bombing plot. Tom's Ethan Hunt and his "Ghost Protocol" team must go undercover to clear their organization's name. They have to do the mission with no help, no contact and off the grid.

, , and also support the movie. In addition to reprising his role as Ethan, Tom also serves as the producer along with Paula Wagner as well as "" director J.J. Abrams.



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