Ciara is in movie mode this week as she prepares for the release of "That's My Boy," a film she stars in alongside comedians Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg. In an interview with "Rickey Smiley Morning Show" host Juicy, the R&B singer gave some insight on her "sane" character Brie in addition to the impact Sandler, who produced the project, had on her acting career due to their working relationship.

Besides living the Hollywood life, the southern gal is also readying her new album, One Woman Army, which is set for an October debut. Ciara went into detail about how music executive L.A. Reid is "the reason I'm here."

Watch Ciara praise her "That's My Boy" co-star Adam Sandler and longtime mentor L.A. Reid here.

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