Marc Ganis, president of production company Jiaflix Enterprises, said, "The film has a great deal to do with China. Effectively, China is a character in it."
He added: "So much of the movie takes place in China and the character [Li Bingbing] plays is a Chinese national. So it's a very natural position for her to have."
Also starring Mark Wahlberg, Jack Reynor, Nicola Peltz, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Sophia Myles and T.J. Miller, the Michael Bay-directed fourth installment is coming to theaters and IMAX on June 27, 2014.