The show is based on the famous works of Hans Christian Andersen, but instead of the Snow Queen, the audience will see the Snow King, played by Plushenko. American figure skater Johnny Weir plays the role of Kai.
Gorgeous exclusive new photos from Johnny’s performance of “Human” at Evening with Champions + Russia pic roundup, plus: new sneak peek photos from his upcoming Dream School episode!
In Season 2′s Episode 4, the students get to meet Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir, who offers them a challenging lesson at the rink.
Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir offers the students this life lesson: “You have to fall down, you have to get up, and you have to learn from it.”
Johnny Weir talks about the gay community of Russia in this exclusive clip from ‘To Russia with Love.’ The documentary premieres October 29th at 8pm ET only on EPIX.
In this clip from ‘To Russia with Love,’ Johnny Weir and Mark Tewksbury chat about the events of the Sochi Olympics. The documentary premieres October 29th at 8pm ET only on EPIX.
‘To Russia With Love’ is fronted by gay figure skater Johnny Weir, narrated by Jane Lynch, and features Stephen Fry, alongside a number of LGBT athletes. It premieres October 29 on Epix.
Figure skater and bronze medalist Johnny Weir joins HuffPost Live to discuss hosting the documentary “To Russia With Love” chronicling the history of LBGT athletes.
Johnny’s back in Russia, and here are 40+ pics of him reunited with fans that will keep you smiling all day. Plus: more info on “To Russia With Love” + his Dream School episode!
The famous faculty answers the question, “If you could give advice to your 17-year-old self, what would it be?”
Distributor Cinephil has acquired the global rights to five feature documentaries, including the Sochi Olympics film ‘To Russia With Love,’ which premieres October 29 and features medalist Johnny Weir.
“Russia” was notably produced by Howard Gertler (who also was behind Oscar-nominated doc “How to Survive a Plague”) and Canadian artist and filmmaker Elle Flanders.
In the media frenzy leading up to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, LGBT athletes and activists, including figure skater and commentator Johnny Weir, must choose whether to risk their own safety by speaking out against Russia’s anti-gay laws.
Cameras follow the experience of outspoken figure skater and commentator Johnny Weir (who caused controversy before the Olympics for seeming to refuse to speak out against what was happening in Russia, while simultaneously preparing to make this doc), among others.
The groundbreaking project, portions of which were filmed secretly in Sochi, Russia, during the Winter Games, examines human rights through the lens of LGBT athletes.
DREAM SCHOOL: NYC’s celebrity teachers, including two-time Olympian Johnny Weir, offer advice to their teenage selves.
Two new documentaries depict gay life in a divided country, including Epix’s ‘To Russia With Love,’ which gets star power from Sochi commentator Johnny Weir.
We couldn’t be more excited to see Johnny become a leading voice for our beloved sport of figure skating as his career continues to take off after his retirement from competitive skating last year.
On the list: Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, who were a revelation during NBC’s live Winter Olympics figure skating coverage, something that had never been tried before.