Nick Jonas Says His Brothers Prepared Him for Role in Frat Hazing Movie ‘Goat’
February 24, 2016 - Jonas Brothers
It turns out a Jonas Brothers didn’t have such a wholesome, family-friendly upbringing after all.
Nick Jonas on Wednesday told a Berlin Film Festival that flourishing adult with brothers Joe and Kevin, and rising their successful child rope before a fraternal dissection was a ideal training belligerent for a teen heartthrob to star in Andrew Neel’s fraternity film Goat. “Any time we grow adult with siblings tighten in age as we were, there’s that clarity of companionship life as such, and we worked together for so prolonged and spent a lot of time of susceptible lives together,” Jonas said.
“There’s unequivocally a training belligerent there,” he added. Goat, that debuted in Sundance before personification in a Panorama sidebar in Berlin, sees Jonas play a frat member whose hermit — played by Ben Schnetzer — decides to join Greek life and undergoes hazing.
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Jonas pronounced he also prepared for a hazing protocol film by visiting a college bar in Bowling Green, Ohio, while on a unison debate around a month before cameras started rolling for Goat. “I went out to a college bar and had a unequivocally singular knowledge that we can’t unequivocally remember, though we know we didn’t do anything too stupid,” Jonas recounted.
“I usually had too might shots of tequila, that became a good training belligerent for a film as well, we think,” he added. Jonas met with executive Neel to plead a partial before auditioning, and removed “relief” when after assembly Schnetzer, his co-star.
“He’s not usually an extraordinary actor, obviously, though he has a unequivocally good heart, and he’s someone we immediately connected with. We had a singular volume of time to build a chemistry, so that’s important,” Jonas pronounced of rehearsals. “Some were good days and some were bad days, and it was all to set adult a creation of this film. It was great, one of a best practice of my life,” he added.
For executive Neel, Goat called for romantic performances from his cast, and precautions on set. “We had a protected word, it was pineapple,” he told a Berlin presser.
Neel wrote a screenplay for Goat with Mike Roberts and Pineapple Express director David Gordon Green. James Franco, who plays a ancillary purpose in a film, produced Goat along with Christine Vachon, David Hinojosa and Vince Jolivette. Robert Halmi Jr., John Wells and Jim Reeve acted as executive producers.
Paramount Home Media progressing acquired a worldwide rights to Goat. The understanding is for worldwide rights to a film, that will get a day-and-date VOD release, with a third celebration doing melodramatic distribution. MTV will get a initial TV window.