Gong Li will play Lang Ping in the new volleyball movie set to be released during the Lunar New Year in January. Photo: AFP, Felix Wong

Renowned film actress Gong Li set to play Chinese volleyball legend Lang Ping in new movie

  • The 53-year-old China-born Singaporean will play a sports figure for the first time in her career
  • Lang Ping, dubbed ‘Iron Hammer’ in her playing days, is considered a legend in the sport
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Gong Li will play Lang Ping in the new volleyball movie set to be released during the Lunar New Year in January. Photo: AFP, Felix Wong
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