‘Lego Batman’ producer, then Treasury sec?
Steven Mnuchin had a fairly good weekend.
First the treasury secretary decide superior a step nearer towards affirmation on Friday.
Then his newest film claimed the highest spot on the field workplace.
Mnuchin is an government producer 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 spinoff of 2014’s “The Lego Film” handily beat its raunchy competitor, Common’s “Fifty Shades Darker.”
The sequel to 2015’s “Fifty Shades of Gray,” primarily based on a best-selling collection of romance novels, debuted at $46.eight million in america.
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Mnuchin is listed as a producer or government producer on 34 movies in recent times, together with final summer time’s “Suicide Squad,” which introduced in $786 million worldwide.
He additionally produced “The Lego Ninjago Film,” one other Lego franchise spinoff that may hit screens this fall.
Mnuchin is broadly anticipated to be serving as Treasury secretary by then.
Following a 53-46 vote final Friday to interrupt a Democratic filibuster, Mnuchin is scheduled for a closing vote earlier than the complete Senate at 7 p.m. Monday.
–CNNMoney’s Frank Pallotta and CNN’s Ashley Killough contributed to this story.
CNNMoney (New York) First revealed February 12, 2017: 5:39 PM ET