Bridges gets ‘Blown Away’

Adding to the already high-profile cast of MGM’s upcoming actioner “Blown Away,” veteran thesp Lloyd Bridges has been cast opposite his son Jeff and Tommy Lee Jones, the studio announced Monday.

The story is about a sophisticated bomber, played by Jones, who targets a metropolitan police bomb squad expert, portrayed by Jeff Bridges. Lloyd Bridges is the cop’s elder mentor, who tries to save his friend.

Lloyd Bridges was recently seen in “Hot Shots! Part Deux,” and his career spans the old “Sea Hunt” TV series and varied pix, including “Airplane!, “”Tucker: The Man and His Dream,””Cousins” and “East of Eden.”

Blown Away” will begin lensing in Boston Aug. 23.

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