Marlon Brando's Final Role We Never Saw Was For 'Scary Movie 2' (Seriously)
You may be forgiven for thinking that Marlon Brando's last and final live-action role was playing Max in 2001's The Score because Wikipedia says so. Sure, it might have been the last time his face made the on-screen cut, but it was hardly the last character he played in a feature. See, that honor actually goes to Scary Movie 2, in which Brando originally played James Wood's priest.
Sorry about that, but yeah — before Wood came on board to talk about tickling his butthole to get his little soldier pumping, Marlon Brando was the one to deliver lines about unleashing "the dog of war" and whatnot. The thought of it is more bananas than watching the scene we got in the end. Natasha Lyonne (who plays Megan, the possessed demon girl) revealed that she still has a VHS copy of the dailies in which Brando appears. She said she had no idea why the man would say yes to doing the spoof and that he was quite chatty on set.
"(Brando) had an oxygen tank, and he just kind of held my boob because that was in the script. He was supposed to be like, 'The power of Christ compels you …' I just remember being like, 'Ah, this is the surrealism that André Breton, Salvador Dali were talking about.' So, I had Brando with the earpiece and the hand on the boob, and the makeup, and 'The power of Christ compels you,' and not to curse, but, 'Your mother sucks cocks in hell,' and so on. This was all happening at once, and I remember like, 'You know, showbiz is alright.' In that moment, showbiz was A-okay."
Yeah, listen, Lyonne, we're going to need to see those dailies. Time to do the world a solid here.
Of course, Brando's actual final and non-live-action role was equally hysterical: Doing the voice of an old lady, Mrs. Sour, in an unreleased animation called Big Bug Man — a job for which he insisted on going full drag. He said it was the most fun he'd had since playing Julius Caesar.
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