The addition marks the first Chinese actor to join the project with numerous more to follow. She will soon be joined by other famous actors as well as a number of newcomers being recruited from a scouting competition.
Bingbing Li is best known for playing Ada Wong in Paul W.S. Anderson's Resident Evil: Retribution. She will also be seen as Blink in Bryan Singer's X-Men: Days of Future Past.
Production is slated to begin later in the year