Julie Anne Robinson will make her feature directorial debut on The Last Song, in which Miley Cyrus is set to star.
According to Variety, the film is a Nicholas Sparks-scripted adaptation of a novel Sparks wrote specifically to turn into a star vehicle for the Hannah Montana topliner.
Cyrus will play a rebellious teenager sent to spend the summer with her estranged father.
Sparks' novel will be published by Grand Central in the fall.
Production on the film will begin in June.