Disney Film’s Lakeland Spend Estimated at $134k

The Walt Disney Pictures crews that spent three days filming “The One and Only Ivan” in Lakeland last month spent $134,365 in Polk County, Visit Central Florida says. The numbers were provided to the tourism agency by Disney’s production supervisor. Included: $38,115 on 363 hotel room nights, $31,250 on local cast, $5,000 on catering, $5,000 on miscellaneous expenditures and $55,000 on locations and associated fees such as police and security.