While he made a brief surprise appearance at the Golden Globes on January 8, he otherwise skipped the award circuit.He didn't attend the Oscars, despite being one of the producers on Best Picture winner Moonlight.It seems his divorce from Angelina, 41, and the ugly legal war that followed has taken a toll.

He instead spent the day in the studio and later watched the ceremony on TV, according to insiders.

Angelina recently returned to Los Angeles after taking her six children - Zahara, Shiloh, Vivienne, Knox, Maddox and Pax - to Europe where she spoke in London on behalf of greater efforts to document and prosecute crimes of rape and sexual violence in war.

Since breaking out over 20 years ago in "Thelma & Louise," Brad Pitt has been difficult to miss.

After landing his place in cinematic history as a hunky (and shirtless) criminal, Pitt's career blossomed with starring roles in critical and box office hits alike, such as "A River Runs Through It" (1992), "Seven" (1995), and "12 Monkeys" (1995) -- just to name a few.

Brad's new focus on his art comes weeks after he appeared to be going a little stir crazy in Santa Barbara, where he's owned a beach house for years.

The Allied star was spotted buying new clothes at a local store and wandering alone around the town looking lost, before bizarrely staring at baskets in a supermarket.He has received two Academy Award nominations and four Golden Globe nominations and is frequently voted as one of the world's most attractive and desirable men.Childhood: Brad Pitt was born to Jane and William Pitt in Shawnee, Oklahama and grew up in Springfield, Missouri, where he was raised as a Southern Baptist.The trailer for the Netflix project was released on Thursday.He is also involved in a number of projects as producer with his production company, Plan B.Brad has stepped away from the spotlight to spend time creating a sculpture under the direction of his friend, British artist Thomas Houseago.