Marvel’s latest blockbuster, “Avengers: Infinity War” packed an superhero-sized economic punch, state officials say.
The movie, out Friday, and its successor due out in 2019 filmed in Georgia from January 2017 to just recently and generated more than $182 million in local economic activity, the Georgia Department of Economic Development said.
Here’s a look at how those numbers add up:
- The production employed more than 3,000 Georgia residents, who earned more than $65 million
- About $11.3 million was spent on grip and electric rentals and purchases
- More than $4 million was spent on local rentals and purchases for set decoration
- More than $6.6 million was spent on camera rentals and purchases
- Catering, baked goods and other food items totaled about $4.2 million
- Hardware, lumber supplies and equipment accounted for more than $6.7 million
- Transportation costs, including truck and car rentals, exceeded $7.2 million