Re: 007 questions for 2010
^Cubby lived to see GoldenEye
released (he died in June 1996), but by that point he was only a "consulting producer" on the series.
I'm not surprised Dalton was let go; he didn't really connect with the audience the way Connery, Moore, Brosnan, and Craig did.
"They quickly settled on the slender island at the head of the bay, which they called 'Mannahatta', after an old Indian word thought by some to mean 'island of hills', and by others 'place of general inebriation'."
ŚNew York: A Documentary Film