According to Variety, Batman Begins co-writer David Goyer has partnered with Bently Tittle and Pascale Faubert to option The Fall, a graphic novel by Ed Brubaker and Jason Lutes.

Written by Brubaker and illustrated by Lutes, The Fall is a modern-noir story of a luckless clerk who gets caught up in an unsolved murder case when he finds a mislaid credit card.

Brubaker will write the pic. Goyer produces with Tittle and Faubert.

Goyer most recently wrote, directed and produced Blade: Trinity for New Line Cinema.