Li will play the main antagonist, a villainous witch, to the hero Mulan.
They began dating sometime in 2007.
How old is Gong Li? The couple, who married last year after two years of dating, were photographed on a beach in the country's southern region.
Her zodiac animal is Serpent.
According to , Gong Li had at least 3 relationship before this one.
She starred in three of the four Academy Award for Best International Feature Film-nominated Chinese-language films.