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Official Sugarfields Trailer

The Sugarfields production team is proud to present the first preview of our film, scheduled for release early 2016.

Starring J.W. Cortés of Fox TV's Gotham, two time Dancing with the Stars winner Anna Demidova, 200 Cartas' Juilian Ernesto Figueroa and featuring breakout performances by Jerry Avilés, Jesús La Salle, Yamnia Diaz, German Alejandro, Manuel Alucea, David Davila Pagan and Maria Isabel Cardona.

Written and directed by Michael Biggam and produced by David Mondin and Michael Biggam.

Director of photography David Mondin.

Executive Producers Andrew McLaren and David Davila Pagan.

J.W. Cortés on road to recovery!!

J.W. Cortés on road to recovery!!

Saints be praised: actor J.W. Cortés, star of Fox TV's Gotham and Sugarfields is making a full recovery after an accident while filming Sugarfields. Cortés was shooting a chase sequence when he fell, injuring his ankle in the process. After thorough checks Cortés has stated he is virtually recovered and back in action!!

Thank you for all of the warm wishes, we look forward to welcoming J.W. back to Puerto Rico to conclude filming!!

From Gotham City to the island of enchantment

The producers of Sugarfields today announced that in a casting coup J.W. Cortés
will be playing the part of Detective Nico Lawson in the epic fable. J.W. comes hot off the hit Fox show Gotham. The producers are thrilled with the acquisition and have described it as "a puzzle piece of paramount importance in the telling of the story".

J.W. Cortés is a decorated veteran of the US Marine Corps.

J.W. Cortés is a decorated veteran of the US Marine Corps.

J.W. Cortés is an award-winning Marine-combat-veteran-turned-actor-singer-filmmakerHe is currently originating the recurring role of "Detective Carlos Alvarez" on FOX’s prime-time series GOTHAM.

Previously, Cortés starred as an Operative on NBC's reality television show, "STARS EARN STRIPES” with other military operatives to include Chris Kyle (American Sniper).  He can be seen in a range of projects including: NBC's "THE BLACKLIST", "THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA", CBS's "BLUE BLOODS," and “AS GOOD AS DEAD ” and the Sundance Film Festival premiered films “BLUE CAPRICE" & "STOP". 

Cortés helps raise awareness and funding for various charities and organizations including Autism Speaks, Got Your 6, and the Gary Sinise Foundation. A United States Marine Corps Combat Veteran, Cortés served in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom earning the Combat Action Ribbon and Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medals. 

Cortés studied acting at the renowned William Esper Studio, under Terry Knickerbocker, while he still worked as a Police Officer in New York City. He is the proud father of two boys, a lucky husband and loving owner of an American-Bulldog named "Blue."