Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise is due in Brentwood to film Mission Impossible 6 over the next few days, causing road closures in Thorndon Country Park.

Jupiter Springs Productions have been given permission to film popular action movie there causing two day road closures into the park as of today.

The Avenue in Brentwood will be caused on September 28 and 29 between 7am and 7pm and then again on October 2 and 4 between those same times and on October 3 between 5am and 9pm.

Childerditch Lane, Hartswood Road and Eagle Way will also be closed on September 28 and 29, October 2 and 4 between 9:30am and 7pm and on October 3 between 9:30am and 9pm.

A spokesman for Essex County Council said: "Having listened to feedback from local residents, Jupiter Spring Productions will only close Childerditch Lane, Hartswood Road and Eagle Way after 9:30am.

"The closures are required for the safety of the public during filming. A signed diversion will be in place throughout the closure."

Thorndon Country Park will still remain accessible from the south car park entrance.

Production on the sixth film in the franchise, M:I 6: Mission Impossible, was forced to go on hiatus while Cruise recovered from a broken ankle earlier this year.

He suffered the injury during the filming of a stunt for the film but the release date of the film will not change, the studio behind the movie has said.

Cruise is known for performing many of his own stunts on action films, including in the latest Mission: Impossible film Rogue Nation.

The sixth film with see him reunited with his Rogue Nation co-star Rebecca Ferguson, while Superman star Henry Cavill and The Crown’s Vanessa Kirby join the franchise.