Considering she was an Academy Award nominee at age 10, it's not surprising to find Abigail Breslin near the top of the list of highest paid child stars. For 'New Year's Eve,' the ensemble comedy she co-stars in with Sarah Jessica Parker, Halle Berry, Robert De Niro, Jessica Biel, Hilary Swank and a cavalcade of other stars, Breslin earned a reported $275,000 for one week of work. Not bad, but it pales in comparison to her latest payday on the animated film 'Zambezia.'
According to TMZ, Breslin was paid $65,000 for four hours of voice acting. Broken down, that comes to $16,500 per hour for the 15-year-old star, a higher per-hour rate than she even earned on 'New Year's Eve.'

The 'Little Miss Sunshine' star -- who has also appeared in blockbusters like 'Zombieland' and 'Rango' -- has three other projects coming up for 2012 and 2013, including 'Virgin Mary,' a racy teen comedy about two friends trying to lose their virginity.

Check out Moviefone's list of highest paid young actors below.

[via TMZ]


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New Year's Eve
PG-13 2011
Based on 30 critics

New Yorkers find love, hope, second chances and more on the celebrated night. Read More

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