The 19-year old, newly-engaged actress will be playing a "hot new local in town that's dating soon-to-be-legal Jake Harper (Angus T. Jones)" on the CBS sitcom, Life of the Rich and Famous reports. Later in Cyrus' alleged multiple-episode arc, Walden Schmidt (Ashton Kutcher) will develop a "massive crush" on Cyrus' character.
LOTRAF claims Cyrus' management made the pitch CBS to land her the recurring role.
CBS has not yet replied to a request for comment.
In other casting news:
Annabella Sciorra is heading to "The Good Wife." She joins her fellow "Sopranos" alum Julianna Margulies as Alicia's doppleganger and a bold and bright attorney, who specializes in gangs. Sciorra could also cross paths with her former "Law and Order: Criminal Intent" co-star Chris Noth on the CBS drama. [TVLine]
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe will create a love triangle on "Castle." Castle and Beckett aren't going to get together so easy. The "Prison Break" alum will guest star on Season 5 of the ABC drama as Kristina Coterra, a sexy entertainment reporter who has an interested in Castle. [The Hollywood Reporter]