Steven Mnuchin had a horny just right weekend.
First the treasury secretary pick out complex a step nearer towards affirmation on Friday.
Then his newest film claimed the highest spot on the field place of work.
Mnuchin is an govt manufacturer on Warner Bros.’ “The Lego Batman Film,” which pulled in an estimated $55.6 million from U.S. audiences throughout its opening weekend.
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The child-friendly derivative of 2014’s “The Lego Film” handily beat its raunchy competitor, Common’s “Fifty Sunglasses Darker.”
The sequel to 2015’s “Fifty Sunglasses of Gray,” in keeping with a best-selling collection of romance novels, debuted at $46.8 million in the US.
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Mnuchin is indexed as a manufacturer or govt manufacturer on 34 movies in recent times, together with final summer season’s “Suicide Squad,” which introduced in $786 million international.
He additionally produced “The Lego Ninjago Film,” some other Lego franchise derivative that can hit monitors q4.
Mnuchin is extensively anticipated to be serving as Treasury secretary by way of then.
Following a 53-46 vote final Friday to wreck a Democratic filibuster, Mnuchin is scheduled for a last vote earlier than the overall Senate at 7 p.m. Monday.
–CNNMoney’s Frank Pallotta and CNN’s Ashley Killough contributed to this tale.
CNNMoney (New York) First printed February 12, 2017: 5:39 PM ET