He will be Co-Star alongside Scarlett Johansson.
According to the Variety Website, Pilou Asbæk has been chosen to be the character of Batou on the Hollywood Adaptation of Ghost in the Shell.
Variety describes the story of the film as follows:
Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, “Ghost in the Shell” follows a female special ops cyborg who leads an elite task force called Section 9 for Hanka Robotics. Section 9 is devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, led by The Laughing Man whose singular goal is towipe out Hanka’s advancements in cyber technology.
Avi Arad and Steven Paul are the Producers and the film will come on November 2017.