Palace of VersaillesWell, well... it would seem that our Gallic cousins are plotting to lure away the production of the 23rd James Bond film by offering discounted rates on the hire of some of the world's most beautiful and historical buildings, including the Palace of Versailles (pictured).

As The Times has quietly reported (wait until the Daily Mail gets hold of it), the Paris region film commission is attempting to woo the producers of the as-yet untitled movie by suggesting plot ideas, offering tax cuts and renting some magnificent locations at the knockdown price of €4,500 a day (that's for your common or garden chateau - to hire the Sun King's Palace would set you back over three times as much).

Find out more after the jump...
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