Sightings of Jackie Chan and the cast of his upcoming movie have been caught on camera this week by eagle-eyed fans in Dubai.

The martial arts master himself, Jackie Chan, and the Kung Fu Yoga cast have been causing quite the stir this week as filming began for his latest action-adventure moviewhich also features famous Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif in her first international film, as well as Bollywood veteran Sonu Sood.

Pics of the Kung Fu king himself have been popping up all over the city, with the most recent ones showing Chan and the crew down at JLT for a day’s filming on Friday October 23.

Film set in JLT (studios) this morning

Here are some more of the best snaps of the cast during their time in the emirates….


see who is in #Dubai #JackieChan I don’t know why he is here. #MyDubai #UAE #Hollywood #Cinema #FilmDubai #AlJanhai #KungFuYoga


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Fans of the Kung Fu master were delighted to bump into him around town. 


Thanks Jackie for an amazing dinner at #nobu #Atlantis #KungFuYoga


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Jackie and the Kung Fu Yoga cast snap a quick selfie at the Lost Chambers Aquarium, Atlantis The Palm.

Supercars driving wild. Not too dissimilar from a normal day on Dubai’s roads, then.

#Jlt #jackiechan #shooting #helicopter #onlyindubai #kungfuyoga   A photo posted by Monalisa Dutta (@nomadicxistence) on

  Helicopter crew spotted flying low in Jumeirah Lakes Towers.

Earlier this week, Jackie was seen at Dubai’s Al Namoos camel racing ground wearing a white kandura – the UAE’s national dress.


#jackieChan great guy❤️


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Kung Fu… Monkey? 

Jackie and the Burj.

Meanwhile Dubai has also been chosen as one of the filming locations for the upcoming Star Trek film, the third in the franchise. Although Dubai’s futuristic skyline seems like it would make the perfect setting for a sci-fi city, it looks like it’s also being used as the the crashing landing site of the Starship Enterprise.

In fact, the UAE has played a starring role in many blockbuster movies thanks to its futuristic skylines, royal palaces and epic desert wilderness. Take a look at this complete guide to Hollywood movies filmed in the UAE.