Steven Mnuchin experienced a fairly superior weekend.
Initial the treasury secretary pick highly developed a stage nearer toward affirmation on Friday.
Then his latest film claimed the top rated location at the box workplace.
Mnuchin is an executive producer on Warner Bros.’ “The Lego Batman Movie,” which pulled in an estimated $55.6 million from U.S. audiences during its opening weekend.
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The child-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 Grey,” based mostly on a very best-offering collection of romance novels, debuted at $46.8 million in the United States.
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Mnuchin is shown as a producer or govt producer on 34 films in modern many years, like very last summer’s “Suicide Squad,” which introduced in $786 million globally.
He also manufactured “The Lego Ninjago Film,” yet another Lego franchise spinoff that will strike screens this tumble.
Mnuchin is widely expected to be serving as Treasury secretary by then.
Adhering to a 53-46 vote last Friday to break a Democratic filibuster, Mnuchin is scheduled for a remaining vote just before the total Senate at 7 p.m. Monday.
–CNNMoney’s Frank Pallotta and CNN’s Ashley Killough contributed to this story.
CNNMoney (New York) Very first released February 12, 2017: 5:39 PM ET