Nickelodeon has signed "Zoey 101" star Victoria Justice to a talent and music deal, which slates the 15-year-old actress to star in her own comedy series where she'll play a student at a school for the performing arts.

The still-untitled show will feature original music, and will be created and directed by "Zoey 101" and "iCarly" executive producer Dan Schneider.

In addition, Justice will get a co-starring role in the upcoming Nickelodeon TV movie "Spectacular!," which focuses on a choir competition.

"Kids loved her on 'Zoey 101' because she could boldly take a pie in the face or just as easily tackle a dramatic scene," says Paula Kaplan, executive VP of talent and West Coast GM for Nickelodeon, of Justice. "It is this versatility combined with her musical talent and real-girl qualities that make her someone we are excited about."

The deal for Justice follows a pact between Nickelodeon and Sony BMG to develop talent and release their albums; Miranda Cosgrove, the star of "iCarly," dropped a soundtrack album to the show on June 10, which has sold 86,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

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