updated 04/21/2004 AT 1:00 AM ET
•originally published 08/29/1997 AT 12:00 AM ET
Hollywood legend Marlon Brando, 77, will not be making a cameo appearance in the sequel to “Scary Movie” – or any appearance at all. Dimension Films on Tuesday released a statement saying, “Unfortunately, due to his health issues and unavailability, we must now recast his role. We wish Mr. Brando a speedy recovery.” No illness was specified. Earlier this month, Variety reported that the Oscar-winning star had pneumonia.