Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth on Aug. 8, 2013. Credit: Steve Granitz/WireImage

Always meant to be? Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth always had “magic” between them, according to Nicholas Sparks. The bestselling author opened up about working with the actors in 2010’s The Last Song during a recent interview.

Cyrus, 23, and Hemsworth, 26, first met while filming the romantic drama, which was inspired by Sparks’ 2009 novel of the same name. The stars began dating on set but ended their one-year engagement in 2013. Us Weekly exclusively confirmed earlier this month that the pair are engaged again. 

"I might tend to believe there was little bit of magic involved,” Sparks, 50, told Entertainment Tonight. “They're both really terrific people, right? It was great watching them.”

“Liam was unknown [at the time]. This was his first role,” he added. “And of course, Miley was a superstar by that time, just so talented in so many ways. Really great to know that, you know, even after the breakup they remained friends."

And then some. As previously reported, the lovebirds haven’t wasted any time since reuniting. Although the Aussie hunk didn’t formally propose again, the two have already moved in together.

“Miley and Liam are 100 percent back on,” a source told Us.

“She has always loved him,” a second noted. “Miley and Liam are picking up right where they left off.”

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