Miley Cyrus Takes On New Role
Posted on Wed Sep 17, 2008 09:23 AM PDT

Miley Cyrus miley200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Miley Cyrus is set to star in an upcoming film for Disney, "Daily Variety" is reporting. Author Nicholas Sparks is writing the role specifically for the "Hannah Montana" star.

The project was reportedly sparked by a meeting between Disney excutetives and Cyrus about how to help her transition into more adult roles. Cyrus cited "A Walk to Remember" staring Mandy Moore as an example of how she would like to make the transition away from her teen-pop persona. Similarly, this one would feature Cyrus acting, but not singing.

The author responded with a premise for a novel and film about family and romance.

Details about the story have not been revealed, but Sparks hopes to finishthe book and the screenplay by next fall.

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