Rumor Mill: Star Trek 3 Filming Location
A Middle East location may be used for filming part of Star Trek 3.
The location would be Dubai, set in the United Arab Emirates.
According to The National, several sources have claimed that the latest Trek movie will film there, towards the end of the year.
Shooting will “begin around November. We are told that non-disclosure agreements have already been signed with major local crew, and a significant part of the movie will be filmed here.”
Recently, the new Star Wars film shot scenes in the Abu Dhabi desert, southwest of Dubai.
William Shatner appeared recently at the Middle East Film & Comic Convention in Dubai.
As to be expected, there was no official confirmation of the plans to film in Dubai. The Dubai Film and TV Commission refused to comment on the matter.
Source: The National