American actor Tom Cruise piloted his helicopter over the warm and lush Limpopo Province. He was spotted on the 14th of February, and some were lucky to see him in person. He is currently in South Africa’s Limpopo Province to film a movie for the Mission Impossible franchise.
Tom flew over the open bush of Orbibi George and greeted fans when he hopped off his helicopter, waving at him with his thumbs up. Tom was wearing a facemask and also wore a pair of shades to protect his eyes from the sun and the wind.
Tom and his production team are reported to be in South Africa for a full two months for the filming. One of the places in Limpopo that will be in the Mission Impossible film will be the Blyde River Canyon, and the place will be shot as one of the film’s backdrops.
Mzansi and Limpopo are excited.
Mission Impossible will not be the only international film shot in Mzansi. Blood Diamond, District 6 and many more were shot in the country. However, having international movies shot in the country is not a regular occurrence hence the excitement whenever it happens, and we see international stars in the land.
Having a movie shot in a country also boosts its tourism sector. When people across the globe see unique places on the screen, they crave experiencing the atmosphere pretty much precisely like traditional advertising.
Limpopo Tourism tweets thanks to Tom and his team
Limpopo Tourism’s department tweeted after the sighting of Cruise piloting over the Limpopo Province. On the tweet, the exact location of the Mission Impossible film was given, and it’s called Hoedspruit.
Hoedspruit is an excellent location choice for a movie for many reasons. The bushy town is a glorious place with very majestic succulent sightings. There is a wide variety of vegetation with trees, succulents and mountain sightings. There are also a lot of rivers, and the weather is always great. Another unique feature of the area is the numerous stone sediments that grace the place.
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