Director of the blockbusting Marvel Cinematic Universe film, Black Panther, Ryan Coogler, will be hosted at the Lagos Pavilion at the on-going Cannes Film Festival in France, the Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts, and Culture, Steve Ayorinde, has announced.

Mr Ayorinde made the announcement in an Instagram post on Thursday.

The visit was sealed after Coogler, 31, gave a two-hour talk at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday.

The date and time of his visit to the Lagos Pavilion have not been disclosed.