First bit of news that could be considered a spoiler. I don't but just in case. (I no longer understand what constitutes as a spoiler. My sibling yelled at me not to show them the promo image because it's a spoiler)
Billy Campbell reprises Okona in Prodigy, talks about how he thinks this is a redemption for him because of how disappointed he is in his performance and dialogue in his original episode. He also talks about how he was up for Riker, but botched the audition. The article wonders though if he confused Prodigy with Lower Decks, as he hadn't recorded his part yet during the interview.
Rylee Alazraqui (Home Economics) as “Rok-Tahk,” a Brikar and an unusually bright eight-year-old girl. Rok is a bit shy, but not when it comes to her love for animals;
Brett Gray (On My Block) as “Dal,” 17 years old and an unknown species, he fancies himself a maverick, who even in the toughest times, holds strong onto his unwavering hope;
Angus Imrie (The Crown) as “Zero,” who is a Medusan: a noncorporeal, genderless, energy-based lifeform. Since others would go mad at the sight of their true self, Zero wears a containment suit they made themselves to protect others;
Jason Mantzoukas (Infinite) as “Jankom Pog,” a 16-year-old Tellarite. Tellarites are known to relish an argument, and Jankom is no different. Regardless of opinion, he will always play ‘devil’s advocate’ for the sake of hearing all sides;
Ella Purnell (Army of the Dead) as “Gwyn,” a 17-year-old Vau N’Akat who was raised on her father’s bleak mining planet and grew up dreaming to explore the stars;
Dee Bradley Baker (SpongeBob SquarePants) as “Murf,” whose age and species is unknown but who is an endearing, indestructible blob with curiously good timing and an insatiable appetite for ship parts.