During a joint appearance on the Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard podcast, the brothers revealed that they both went for the same role in Jon M. Chu's two-part movie adaptation of the stage musical. While discussing competing against one another, Nick said: "We always say we want someone with the last name Jonas to win. That's our goal...” “We both auditioned for the same role, Joe and I. It was for Wicked, actually. And we were going into it... and naturally, we're brothers, we're competitive in sports and other things..."