Matt Lanter, who played Anakin Skywalker in The Clone Wars, recalls that George Lucas and Dave Filoni wanted to depict the character differently from the Prequel Trilogy. The actor thinks that Lucasfilm already wanted to please the disgruntled fans by going back to the Original Trilogy feel.
These clips are from “Clone Wars Conversations Ep. 8: MATT LANTER “The Chosen One” Part 1″, hosted by James Arnold Taylor (who played Obi-Wan in the series). Click here to see the whole show.