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The Royals of Malibu

Top 10 Spotify • #1 Apple Podcasts Fiction • Starring Alyssa McKay

A romantic rags-to-riches saga. From life as an underage cam girl in Fresno to mansions and prep schools in Malibu, one girl tries to stay true to herself. Ella Sinclair is a survivor. She’s fierce, brave, and jaded. She finds herself a teenage orphan in dead-end Fresno trying to stay afloat and finish high school on her own. Enter The Royals. Through circumstances Ella can barely believe, wealthy father-of-four sons, Callum Royal, plucks Ella out of poverty and welcomes her into their posh lifestyle a world away in elegant Malibu. Even though both Royal boys are intriguing, the most magnetic is the oldest, Reed Royal. Reed seems determined to keep Ella from settling comfortably into her new charmed life amongst the rich kids of Malibu. But what is Reed hiding? Ella is just as determined to come through it all with her soul intact.

The Royals of Malibu is a production of Diversion Audio in association with Pod People.

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The Books

“The Royals of Malibu” podcast series is based on The Royals book series by #1 New York Times bestselling author, Erin Watt, the joint pen-name of authors Elle Kennedy and Jen Frederick. Season 1 of “The Royals of Malibu” is based on Book 1: Paper Princess.

“Intense, haunting, and hot—I can’t stop thinking about Paper Princess!! The intriguing sexy characters draw you in and don’t let go. A true must read!” —Emma Chase, New York Times bestselling author of the Tangled and Legal Briefs series

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The Music

Dirtier Blonde, AKA Eric Zeiler (half of NYC indie outfit Young Saab) created the original sweeping electro ballad “Ella’s Theme” for Season 1 of The Royals of Malibu. Check out all the music from Season 1 on the official playlist.

Alyssa McKay

Alyssa McKay

Alyssa McKay is a creator/actress who has amassed an audience of 15M+ followers across social platforms including Snapchat (where she is now the Top Female Lifestyle Creator in the world), TikTok, YouTube (where she was recently featured as a “YouTube Millionaire” ), and Instagram. Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, she entered the foster care system at 10 years old, then again throughout her adolescence. Making content became an outlet for her at a young age, and she began to create videos to help in her healing process. Alyssa is widely known for her characters including “the rich girl,” who has become a global phenomenon. She pursued theater during high school, where she fell in love with acting and has since booked roles in film, television, and podcasts.

Credits Season 1

"Ella Sinclair" Alyssa McKay
"Savannah Gonzalez" Zaria
"Reed Royal" Chris Cafero
"Easton Royal" Nick Cafero
"Callum Royal" Armen Taylor
"Valerie Gonzalez" Franchesca Agramonte
"Brooke Davidson" Anna Rubanova
"Dinah O'Halloran" Maura Vincent
"Lucy," "Margaret Sinclair" Stephanie Sherry
"David Albrecht" Kieran Regan
Director Matt Sav
Writer Keyanna Khatiblou
Producer Aimee Machado
Producer, Story Development Emma DeMuth
Producer, Story Development Jacob Bronstein
Production Management Ashton Carter
Casting, Story Editing Lindsey Ploussard
Casting Alex Vikmanis
Casting Mayank Bhatter
Editing, Sound Design, Engineering Morgane Fouse and Michael Aquino
Theme Music Eric Zeiler
Executive Producers Jacob Bronstein, Mark Francis, Rachael King, Matt Sav, Scott Waxman
Special Thanks Kimberly Brower, Jen Frederick, Elle Kennedy

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