Steven Mnuchin experienced a fairly excellent weekend.
1st the treasury secretary decide advanced a action closer toward affirmation on Friday.
Then his most current movie claimed the leading location at the box business office.
Mnuchin is an executive producer on Warner Bros.’ “The Lego Batman Motion picture,” which pulled in an approximated $55.6 million from U.S. audiences throughout its opening weekend.
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The kid-friendly spinoff of 2014’s “The Lego Film” handily beat its raunchy competitor, Universal’s “Fifty Shades Darker.”
The sequel to 2015’s “Fifty Shades of Gray,” centered on a best-providing sequence of romance novels, debuted at $46.8 million in the United States.
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Mnuchin is outlined as a producer or executive producer on 34 movies in new years, which includes very last summer’s “Suicide Squad,” which introduced in $786 million worldwide.
He also manufactured “The Lego Ninjago Film,” a different Lego franchise spinoff that will hit screens this tumble.
Mnuchin is extensively predicted to be serving as Treasury secretary by then.
Pursuing a 53-46 vote very last Friday to break a Democratic filibuster, Mnuchin is scheduled for a ultimate vote before the total Senate at 7 p.m. Monday.
–CNNMoney’s Frank Pallotta and CNN’s Ashley Killough contributed to this tale.
CNNMoney (New York) 1st published February 12, 2017: 5:39 PM ET