Spoof veteran Leslie Nielsen is making a return to his favoured genre - by signing up for a role in Scary Movie 3.

The NAKED GUN star has been recruited to the join the cast in Vancouver, Canada, where they're already filming.

Another recent addition to the cast is THE PRACTICE star Camryn Manheim, who joins Charlie Sheen, Denise Richards and Eddie Griffin, among others.

The movie is set to hit screens on 3 October (03).