Gallery: Beautiful Kai in Black-and-White

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir BlogJohnny as Kai in Evgeni Plushenko’s Snow King 2. Exclusive photo © Elena Vasileva.


This is the companion gallery to the black-and-white Snow King 2 rehearsal photoset. Because this gallery is so stunningly, hauntingly exquisite, we’re keeping the words to a minimum here so we can simply browse in hushed awe. For all the latest news, including when to watch Johnny on NBC this weekend, please see below after the photos.

For more from Elena, please visit her amazing “Johnny as Kai” gallery on Flickr. Please also enjoy this new Snow King 2 album by Amy Polyakova.


Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir BlogColor version Instagrammed by Johnny.

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog

 

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog


BONUS VIDEO


This is a wonderful video synopsis of Snow King 2, with a focus on the central story of Kai’s transformation into his enchanted state and how Gerda’s love for him finally breaks the spell. Featuring lots of Johnny, Irina Slutskaya, and Zhenya.
Video link.


REMINDER: The Dream Team hosts the US Nats gala broadcast on NBC this Saturday, January 30, 4 pm ET / 3 pm CT. Then on Sunday, January 31, Johnny and Tara lead the commentary for NBC’s broadcast of the European Championships, also 4 pm ET / 3 pm CT. Don’t miss a moment!

Johnny Weir, NBC's lead figure skating commentatorImage via Johnny’s official website.


AND ALSO: Johnny is guest-starring on E! Online’s new digital series, Hashtaggers! Catch a sneak peek on E! News Monday, February 8, 7 pm ET / 6 pm CT. Afterward all nine episodes will premiere at once, including Johnny’s! More info on the Hashtaggers website.

Johnny Weir guest stars on HashtaggersImage via Johnny’s official website.


Very special thanks to Elena Vasileva for the gorgeous exclusive photos!


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  1 comment for “Gallery: Beautiful Kai in Black-and-White

  1. GermanSoulmate
    February 3, 2016 at 10:39 am

    I´m stunned and left speechless. So many beautiful pics. I´m a sucker for black/white pictures and you always get me with b/w.
    But these pictures are a class of it´s own. Stunning and beautiful with a stunning and beautiful subject.

    Thank you to Elena. Thank you! Thank you!

    Thank you to you too for providing a space for displaying all that beauty. Hopefully many see them.

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