It was a good night to make a low key first step back into public life.
And Brad Pitt made his first official appearance since his split from Angelina Jolie when he attended a screening of Moonlight in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
He was supported by his fellow A-lister friend Julia Roberts as he attended the event promoting the film, which was executive produced through his company Plan B.
The 52-year-old, who has been caught up in ugly divorce and custody battle, appeared drawn, but he did manage a smile for the cameras and did his best to appear upbeat.
The Fight Club favourite opted for a dressed down look of woollen jacket, tartan shirt and T-shirt.
Julia, 49, looked resplendent in a casual look of black top and trousers, and added an element of geek chic by donning thick-rimmed spectacles.
Moonlight tells the story of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.
The screening was a rehearsal for his first red carpet walk since his marriage breakdown, when he attends the Allied premiere in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
Parental duties: Angelina will continue to have sole custody of their children under an agreement reached by the stars, a representative for the actress said Monday
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