Jennifer Garner back with a vengeance

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Now that her three kids are older, Jennifer Garner is raring to return to action movies, kicking off with revenge thriller Peppermint

Sydney Bristow is the reason Jennifer Garner became a superstar - that was the name of the sexy, shape-shifting spy she played on the hit television series Alias from 2001 to 2006.

But after graduating to big-screen action on the superhero flicks Daredevil (2003) and Elektra (2005), the actress put her butt-kicking career on ice - in large part because she married her Daredevil co-star Ben Affleck in 2005 and became a full-time mother to their three children, born between 2005 and 2012. The two have since divorced.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 06, 2018, with the headline 'Garner back with a vengeance'. Print Edition | Subscribe