If Only It Were True and The Dice Man: According to The Hollywood Reporter, director Mark Waters, fresh off the hit Mean Girls, has lined up two more projects: He is attached to helm If Only It Were True for DreamWorks and The Dice Man for Paramount Pictures.

Reese Witherspoon and Mark Ruffalo are in discussions to topline the DreamWorks project, which is based on the debut novel by Marc Levy.

The story centers on a San Francisco architect who discovers in his closet the spirit of a woman who has been comatose for six months in a hospital across town. The two begin an affair, despite the fact that he is the only one who can see her and the only one who can save her body from being taken off life support.

Brian B.