The Marvel blockbuster due out Feb. 16 spent $73 million, Motion Picture Association of America Chairman and CEO Charles H. Rivkin said during the red carpet ahead of Wednesday night's premiere at the Fox Theatre.
"When a movie's made, it's not just the actors and the technicians," he said. "It's all the community that benefits. It's the caterers and the hairdressers and the florists. Local businesses, most of them small to medium enterprises."