Singer Ciara was spotted leaving a nail salon in Los Angeles (Jan. 18, 2012)

*It appears as if 2012 will mark a comeback of sorts for Ciara.

The singer, and new Epic Records recording artist (after signing last Fall), has joined the cast of Adam Sandler’s recently renamed comedy “Donny’s Boy.”

Formerly known as “I Hate You, Dad,” the film focuses on a father (Sandler) who moves in with his son just before his wedding. According to IMDB, Ciara is set to portray a character named Brie.

Due in theaters June 15, the comedy also stars Vanilla Ice, Todd Bridges, Leighton Meester and Will Forte.