Carriere said he has his long program already, and revealed, somewhat sheepishly, that he was inspired by the movie Black Swan and will be skating to Swan Lake. (He's not the only one, although we're not authorized to spill the beans on the lady we know will also be channeling Natalie Portman next season). Carriere's short will be to Louis Armstrong, and both programs are choreographed by Irina Romanova.
Carriere said he'll play both the prince and the evil Rothbart in his long program.
"Since nationals is in San Jose next year, it's a little bit of an homage to Rudi Galindo in 1996."