Kids paying to be in latest Potter movie
June 30, 2003 at 10:43 AM ET
HPANA (via The Press and Journal)
Highland Council yesterday defended a school principal's decision to take earnings from pupils acting as extras in the latest Harry Potter film. Youngsters at Lochaber High School have been asked to forfeit their £35-a-day fee for every school day worked on the set.
The move has apparently angered some parents because children from a nearby school also working on the movie are being allowed to pocket their money.
Kinlochleven High School Principal Jim Sutherland accepted a donation of £90 from the film's makers Warner Brothers to cover any administration costs.
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