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    Garner Can't Take Heat, Gets Off Film Set

    She tackled Rambaldi and survived the curse of Bennifer 2, but in the end, the Phoenix heat was too much even for Jennifer Garner.

    Ben Affleck's better half was hospitalized last week after passing out due to heat exhaustion suffered while filming her new movie, The Kingdom, in the Arizona desert.

    "Jennifer wasn't feeling well after working all day Friday in the Arizona heat, went to the hospital and was released the next morning," Garner's rep told Access Hollywood. "She is back on set and healthy."

    According to several published reports, hubby Affleck, who's been in Boston wrapping production on his directorial debut, Gone, Baby, Gone, immediately bolted from Beantown--and his film set--upon hearing of the hospitalization.

    However, the Boston Herald countered those rumors, claiming Affleck was by his missus' side, but that he didn't abandon his cinematic ship because filming on his movie had already been completed.

    Regardless, the brief rest seemed to do the trick, as Garner was back on set the following day.

    "She's great. Absolutely fabulous," Affleck told the Access Hollywood over the weekend. "Today she's in the desert, upside-down spinning around in a car that's pretending to have been blown up in 110-degree heat in Phoenix.

    "That's my wife."

    The 34-year-old former Alias star has been in Arizona filming the thriller The Kingdom alongside Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jason Bateman and Jeremy Piven. The film centers on an elite group of government agents sent to investigate the bombing of a U.S. facility in the Middle East.

    The film is due out next April.

    Next up, Violet's mama will flex her acting chops in another pair of thrillers: Sabbatical, centering on a married couple who take a break only to have the husband go missing during their time apart, and Be With You, a remake of the Japanese film.

    Affleck, meanwhile, attempts to resuscitate his career as George Reeves in Hollywoodland, out Sept. 8. Gone, Baby, Gone, starring his little bro, Casey, is due out next year.

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