The Dailies: July 23, 2007

'Escape to Witch Mountain'It's a new week, and that brings a fresh round of hot-off-the-presses movie news. Read on.

- Disney's "Escape to Witch Mountain" gets re-imagined courtesy of "She's the Man" director Andy Fickman. (Hollywood Reporter)

- Is the "Back to the Future" team reuniting for "Christmas Carol"? (Jim Hill Media)

- Stanley Tucci tapped to play a killer in Peter Jackson's "The Lovely Bones." (Hollywood Reporter)

- More "Watchmen" casting leaks, which we write about here. (Cinematical)

- Tom Cruise gets fingered as Russian sleeper spy. Told ya so. (Variety)

- Ninja extraordinaire Jackie Chan takes serious turn in immigrant drama "Shinjuku Incident." (Variety)

- Steve Guttenberg tag teams Jessica Simpson for "Major Movie Star." (Hollywood Reporter)