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Jessie Buckley Seeks The Spotlight In 'Wild Rose'

Jessie Buckley stars in
Jessie Buckley stars in "Wild Rose."

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On today's show:

A Fish Out Of Water

(Starts at 8:30)

Jessie Buckley stars in the new film, “Wild Rose,” about an aspiring country singer trying to break into Nashville’s music scene. To make matters worse, her character, Rose-Lynn, is a single mother with two kids — and she lives in Glasgow, Scotland. Buckley herself is Irish and comes from a musical background. Her breakout moment came in 2008 when she participated in a BBC television contest called “I’d Do Anything,” in which she won second place. Buckley speaks with The Frame’s guest host, Steven Cuevas, about singing the music in “Wild Rose” and battling panic attacks on set.

'Men In Black'? More like Men in the red

(Starts at 1:00)

The latest sequel in the franchise — with a budget of $110 million — opened to just $26 million at the box office in North America. Are audiences suffering from sequel fatigue? Lucas Shaw of Bloomberg News joins Steven Cuevas to talk about this and his recent story on why YouTube can't get kids to watch YouTube Kids.

Bringin' the Funk from Havana

(Starts at 19:30)

U.S.-Cuba relations appear to be reverting to the Cold War era. In April, the Trump administration announced a new Cuban policy, reversing the changes President Obama put in place five years ago. Cubans who want to visit the U.S. have to travel to a third country to apply for visas. But that didn’t prevent a recent visit to L.A. by Cimafunk, the singer whom Billboard Magazine named one of the top 10 Latin artists to watch in 2019. The Frame contributor Betto Arcos spent some time with the singer who’s called "the Cuban James Brown."