Goat is a 2016 American drama film directed by Andrew Neel and written by David Gordon Green, Neel and Mike Roberts. It stars Ben Schnetzer, Nick Jonas, Gus Halper, Danny Flaherty, Jake Picking, Virginia Gardner and James Franco. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 22, 2016. The film is scheduled to be released on September 23, 2016, by The Film Arcade.Reeling from a terrifying assault, a 19 year-old boy enrolls into college with his brother and pledges the same fraternity. What happens there, in the name of “brotherhood,” tests the boy and his loyalty to his brother in brutal ways.