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‘Lego Batman’ producer today. Treasury secretary tomorrow?

Steven Mnuchin had a reasonably good weekend.

First the treasury secretary choose superior a step nearer towards affirmation on Friday.

Then his newest film claimed the highest spot on the field workplace.

Mnuchin is an govt producer on Warner Bros.’ “The Lego Batman Movie,” which pulled in an estimated $55.6 million from U.S. audiences throughout its opening weekend.

CNN, like Warner Bros., is owned by Time Warner.

The kid-friendly spinoff of 2014’s “The Lego Movie” handily beat its raunchy competitor, Universal’s “Fifty Shades Darker.”

The sequel to 2015’s “Fifty Shades of Grey,” based mostly on a best-selling sequence of romance novels, debuted at $46.8 million within the United States.

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Mnuchin is listed as a producer or govt producer on 34 movies in recent times, together with final summer season’s “Suicide Squad,” which introduced in $786 million worldwide.

He additionally produced “The Lego Ninjago Movie,” one other Lego franchise spinoff that can hit screens this fall.

Mnuchin is extensively 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 final vote before the full 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



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