In the new book, “The Star Wars Archives 1999-2005,” it’s clear that not everyone was a fan of 10-year-old Anakin Skywalker. Initially, there was big support for seeing how Anakin became Darth Vader…and George Lucas wanted to show him as a kid. Apparently, studio execs expressed concern that Lucas would “destroy the franchise” with that move. As we know, Lucas stuck to his guns, and the movies made bank…though fans are divided as to how much they enjoyed the prequels.
Source: Digital Spy