Producer of ‘Lego Batman’ today. Finance Secretary tomorrow?

CNN Review:

Steven Mnuchin had a pretty good weekend.

First, the Treasury Secretary’s pick moved a step closer to confirmation on Friday.

Then, his latest film hit the top spot at the box office.

Mnuchin is an executive producer for Warner Bros.’ “The Lego Batman Movie,” which earned an estimated $55.6 million for American audiences in its opening weekend.

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

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

Related: Possible Treasury Secretary Pick Makes Movie Debut

Mnuchin is listed as a producer or executive producer on 34 films in recent years, including last summer’s “Suicide Squad,” which brought in $786 million worldwide.

He also produced “The Lego Ninjago Movie,” another spin-off of the Lego franchise that will hit screens this fall.

Mnuchin is expected to serve as Treasury secretary by then.

After a 53-46 vote last Friday to break the 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 published February 12, 2017: 5:39 PM ET

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