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Never Say Never! Miley Cyrus Isn't Quiting Acting Forever!

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By Aja

Miley Cyrus may have avoided acting offers for a couple of years but that doesn't mean she's totally sworn off acting altogether. After all, the star had huge success with her Hannah Montana Disney show and movie. Not to mention, she was the lead star in The Last Song and played the the role of a frustrated popstar named Ashley O in the Black Mirror series back in 2019. Cyrus might very well say yes to a future acting gig.

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Her Hannah Montana Days

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Miley Cyrus became a breakout star when her show Hannah Montana aired on Disney back in 2006. The daughter of famous country star Billy Ray Cyrus easily made a name for herself in Hollywood. The show was a mega hit with kids and even some adults. Everything about Hannah Montana, from her catchy songs to her outlandish costumes and hair became a fashion must-have. Within days of the show's premiere, Hannah Montana easily won the the hearts of millions of viewers. Along with the instant success of the series came the theatrical version Hannah Montana: The Movie which snagged the No. 1 spot during it's first showing. Seems like Miley Cyrus had a bright future in acting!

"The Last Song" Was Cyrus At Her Best

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After the successful of her run of her 2006 Disney series, Cyrus became more confident in her acting abilities. In 2010 Cyrus starred in as the lead in The Last Song film, which was based off a Nicholas Sparks title of the same name! The plotline of the story basically goes as "A rebellious girl is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect." Cyrus's role in The Last Song not only gave her a chance to show off her vocal range but also showed her potential to take on more serious roles.

Cyrus's Role On Disney's 2008 Film "Bolt"

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Another box office success Miley Cyrus managed to snag was her 2008 animated film Bolt. The movie was her second Disney movie that caused quite the buzz. The film received four stars from Rotten Tomatoes and even critics loved the film. Bolt became so popular that the Disney giant made it into a video game for several different gaming devices, including an XBox 360! The movie even came in No. 3 spot behind Quatum Solace and the epic vampire-romance Twlight--which is actually understandable. Still, Cyrus's movies held up pretty well in theaters.

Cyrus Said She'd Never Act Again In 2013

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Despite Cyrus's earlier film accomplishments, the singer soon felt her acting career was faltering. During her MTV Special of MTV's Miley Cyrus: The Movement Cyrus stated that, "I did one movie and I came back and said, 'I'm never doing that again. I'm going to do music for the rest of my life." The movie she was referring to was her 2013 So Undercover film which went straight to DVD. The film wasn't a total loss for Cyrus, since it banked in more than $2.1 million dollars at the box office overseas. That has to count for something!

Black Mirror

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Probably one of Cyrus's greatest acting achievements has been her fictional superstar Ashley O on the 2011 Netflix series Black Mirror. The show centers on several distinct stories of people who use technology to solve their problems but ultimately discover the negative impact it has on their lives. Cyrus's Ashley O character, is a pop sensation that wants to write music from the heart, rather than what her management tells her to produce. Her life very much resembles Cyrus's career, which made it pretty easy for the star to pull of the character. Cyrus should be more confident in her acting chops.

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