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July 3rd - Cover art for The Casual Vacancy is released by Little, Brown and Company along with the official page count, at 512 pages.
July 5th - Slytherin house takes the inaugural Pottermore House Cup, with 74,290,864 points, and will be awarded with “further congratulations”.
July 5th - Harry Potter Wizard’s Collection revealed to include a full-colour 24” x 36” map of Hogwarts grounds printed on fabric.
July 5th - The creators of the Harry Potter themed Wonderbook: Book of Spells discuss J.K. Rowling’s role in Wonderbook and its relationship to Pottermore.
July 6th - Pottermore announces that members of Slytherin house will gain early access to explore the first few chapters of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
July 8th - The 2012 Muggle Quidditch Games in Cutteslowe Park in Oxford, UK begins, and the schedule of matches is released.
July 10th - Pottermore opens the first four chapters of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets to Slytherin house.
July 11th - The first four chapters of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets are open to everyone on Pottermore.
July 12th - The Quidditch World Cup VI is announced to be held in Kissimmee, Florida, from April 13th to 14th.
July 13th - LeakyCon announces the official programming for the event, including MuggleCast seventh anniversary celebrations.
July 13th - Rupert Grint reveals that he will be running with the Olympic Torch on its way to the Opening Ceremonies.
July 14th - Daniel Radcliffe is announced to star in the film adaptation of Joe Hill’s book, Horns, as Ig Perrish. Emma Watson is shooting Noah on Long Island, New York.
July 14th - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 and Part 2 are listed by Amazon Germany to be released on October 19, but no confirmation from Warner Bros.
July 15th - Rupert Grint comments on The Casual Vacancy, saying he is “quite intrigued”.
July 16th - Two videos from the Harry Potter Wizarding Collection feature a map of the Hogwarts grounds as well as part of a discussion between J.K. Rowling and Steve Kloves, where they share what they miss most about writing the Harry Potter series. In separate interviews, Rupert Grint discusses his upcoming projects, including CBGB, Bonnie Wright speaks about her directorial debut, Separate We Come, Separate We Go, and a first look at Daniel Radcliffe in A Young Doctor’s Notebook was released.
July 16th - Team Starkid announces staged reading of A Very Potter 3D: A Very Potter Senior Year at LeakyCon 2012.
July 21st - Five years since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows book was released.
July 23rd - Daniel Radcliffe listed as #14 on Vulture.com’s 100 Most Valuable Movie Stars Today.
July 25th - Rupert Grint runs with the Olympic Torch
July 27th - The Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania will host a Harry Potter movie marathon from August 4th to 5th, with MuggleNet’s Keith Hawk in attendance.
July 27th - J.K. Rowling makes an appearance at the 2012 Summer Olympic Opening Ceremonies reading a passage from Peter Pan. The ceremonies also included a giant Voldemort.
August 2nd - J.K. Rowling announces that she will be attending The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival in October, where she will discuss and sign copies of The Casual Vacancy.
August 3rd - J.K. Rowling announces that she will be at the Southbank Centre in London for the release of The Casual Vacancy, along with an interview and book signing.
August 7th - Behind-the-scenes video from the Wizard’s Collection ‘Expanding Beyond the Page’ features start to finish process of creating digital scenes.
August 8th - NPR poll awards Harry Potter as the best-ever teen fiction book.
August 13th - Wizarding World of Harry Potter now offers new merchandise available for purchase such as Hermione’s Yule Ball dress and Lord Voldemort’s robes.
August 14th - Replica of Isle of Wonder book that J.K. Rowling read from during the Olympic Opening Ceremonies is put up for auction.
August 15th - Video from the Harry Potter Wizard's Collection looks at how the Quidditch scenes were created in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
August 17th - Emma Watson is on the cover of New York Times “T” Style magazine where she talks about sharpening her American accent. She also confirms in an article with New York Times that she will begin shooting Beauty and the Beast with Guillermo Del Toro.
August 17th - James and Oliver Phelps announce that they will be attending MegaCon 2013.
August 21st - Video from the Harry Potter Wizard's Collection features the making of Rubeus Hagrid.
August 22nd - J.K. Rowling announces her only public appearance in the U.S. at New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center on October 16th, which will include an interview and book signing.
August 23rd - Article from USA Today reveals that J.K. Rowling will make television appearances on ABC’s Nightline, World News, and Good Morning America, as well as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Comedy Central, as well as two print interviews, including one with USA Today.
August 27th - J.K. Rowling announces interview with Jennifer Bryne during a primetime special on Australian TV called J.K. Rowling: Life After Potter on September 27th..
August 27th - Clip released on MTV News’ Fall Movie Preview from The Perks of Being a Wallflower, starring Emma Watson.
August 28th - Video from the Harry Potter Wizard's Collection highlights an extended version of the interview featured on the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 Blu-ray/DVD.
August 28th - It was announced that Harry Potter: The Exhibition will be returning to Discovery Times Square in New York during the holiday season.
August 30th - Harry Potter Film Wizardry was revealed to be revamped to include all eight films along with many more extras, and will be available on October 23rd as Harry Potter Film Wizardry Revised and Expanded.
August 30th - Warner Bros. Studio Tour opens the set of the iconic bridge, which was blown up by Neville and Seamus in the films, for the public to walk across.
September 4th - Emma Watson is featured in a video from UK’s GLAMOUR magazine with behind-the-scenes footage from the photoshoot. Emma will also be starting a promotional tour for The Perks of Being a Wallflower and will be appearing on The Late Show with David Letterman.
September 5th - Video from the Harry Potter Wizard's Collection is released, featuring a clip from the one-on-one conversation between J.K. Rowling and Steve Kloves.
September 6th - Video released from Emma Watson’s appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman. Emma reveals that she will be attending the MTV Video Music Awards.
September 6th - J.K. Rowling adds the Lennox Book Festival in Haddington East Lothian (Scotland) to The Casual Vacancy tour.
September 7th - Dame Maggie Smith speaks to The Star about her experience on the Harry Potter films and her battle with cancer.
September 10th - Emma Watson appears on the red carpet at the Toronto Film Festival for The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
September 10th - The Harry Potter Wizard's Collection is released in the UK and four new behind-the-scenes clips are made available.
September 10th - Amazon UK releases new limited-edition boxed set, costing about $880. Only 3,000 of these sets are available.
September 10th - Emma Watson speaks with Ryan Seacrest about The Perks of Being a Wallflower on his radio show.
September 12th - Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment releases a free downloadable demo of Harry Potter for Kinect on Xbox LIVE.
September 14th - Daniel Radcliffe speaks with Canada’s CTV eTalk, where he discusses filming The F Word and being in the ‘friend zone’.
September 14th - Emma Watson appears on LIVE with Kelly and Michael and The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon as part of The Perks of Being a Wallflower promotional tour.
September 14th - J.K. Rowling’s first U.S. network TV interview will be with ABC’s Cynthia McFadden, and will take place in Scotland.
September 18th - Pottermore opens up chapters 5 to 11 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
September 20th - Video clip released from J.K. Rowling’s interview with Jennifer Byrne from Australia’s ABC television.
September 21st - The Guardian releases both a print and video interview with J.K. Rowling, which gives more insight into the plot of The Casual Vacancy.
September 23rd - The New Yorker releases a profile and interview with J.K. Rowling, providing readers with more information on themes and characters of The Casual Vacancy.
September 25th - USA Today interviews J.K. Rowling, discussing topics from the Olympics to The Casual Vacancy’s potential for film adaptation.
September 26th - J.K. Rowling is interviewed on Good Morning America, where she reveals personal information relating to The Casual Vacancy.
September 26th - J.K. Rowling alludes to the possibility of more Potter books on interviews with MTV News and BBC News.
September 26th - J.K. Rowling reads a passage from The Casual Vacancy on BBC’s A Culture Show.
September 27th - The Casual Vacancy is released in its English version.
September 27th - The Ultimate Editions of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One and Part Two go on sale at select Target stores.
September 27th - J.K. Rowling’s publishers release a newsletter that sheds light on why J.K. Rowling chose to write The Casual Vacancy.
September 27th - Video released of Emma Watson on the red carpet at the London premier of The Perks of Being a Wallflower, including comments on The Casual Vacancy.
September 27th - J.K. Rowling attends Livestreamed event from Southbank Centre, where she reads a passage from The Casual Vacancy, is interviewed, answers questions from the audience, and sign copies of the book.
September 28th - J.K. Rowling is interview from the Southbank Centre includes talk about religion, the theme of Death, and swearing in The Casual Vacancy.
September 29th - MuggleNet releases video interview roundup for The Casual Vacancy.
October 3rd - Daniel Radcliffe begins filming Horns in Vancouver
October 7th - J.K. Rowling reveals that her next book will be for children during appearance at the Cheltenham Lit Festival.
October 8th - Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe win Radio 1 Teen Heroes Awards.
October 9th - Harry Potter for Kinect released.
October 10th - Tom Felton and Chris Columbus attend New York Comic Con.
October 15th - Release of ‘PocketWarwick’ Game Announced
October 17th - J.K.Rowling signs copies of The Casual Vacancy for fans at highly-anticipated New York event; MuggleNet provides coverage and hosts pre-event get-together
October 21st - Wizards at Sea Harry Potter themed cruise announced; to Launch July 2013.
October 22nd - Harry Potter Shop Online has Grand Opening
October 26th - Warner Bros. Studio Tour London hosts special event attraction Secrets behind the Dark Arts; runs from 27th October to 4th November
October 30th - Pottermore releases final Chamber of Secrets Chapters
October 30th - Harry Potter: The Exhibition Returns to New York City
November 1st - Daniel Radcliffe wins Favorite Actor in a Horror Film, The Woman in Black wins Favorite Scary Movie of the Year at First Annual 2012 Fright Night Awards
November 5th - WB gives U.K. dance school rights to perform Harry Potter ballet
November 7th - Warner Brothers releases an Academy Awards 'For Your Consideration' trailer for Deathly Hallows - Part 2.
November 6th - MuggleNet reviews Deathly Hallows - Part 2 Blu-ray, Disc 2.
November 7th - Limited Edition of Harry Potter: Page to Screen features eight books, costs $1,000
November 10th - Kenneth Branagh (Gilderoy Lockhart) knighted by Queen Elizabeth II
November 12th - Quotation from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets included in the 18th edition of Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations
November 12th - Harry Potter Collector’s Series 24-disc DVD set to be released in Czech Republic, Hong Kong, Hungary, Korea, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and the Gulf States
November 13th - J.K. Rowling short-listed for ‘U.K. Author of the Year’
November 13th - Wonderbook: Book of Spells interactive game for PS3 released in the U.S.
November 14th - First look at Daniel Radcliffe in A Young Doctor’s Notebook
November 15th - The Perks of Being a Wallflower nominated for Favorite Dramatic Film, Emma Watson nominated for Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress, Harry Potter fandom nominated for Favorite Movie Fan Following for 2013 People’s Choice Awards
November 16th - Edinburgh University hits 350 million GBP fundraising goal for Rowling MS clinic
November 18th - Boston University wins Northeast Regional Quidditch Championship
November 18th - Daniel Radcliffe: Being Harry Potter documentary airs on Sky network
November 19th - J.K. Rowling announces ebook sales from The Tales of Beedle the Bard to go to Lumos Charity
November 20th - GoodReads nominates 'The Casual Vacancy' by J.K. Rowling for Best Fiction Book of 2012
November 21st - Gryffindor wins second Pottermore House Cup
November 22nd - Michael Gambon receives Richard Harris Award at BIFA
november 22nd - MuggleNet Special Project revealed: 2013 Fandom Calendar
November 26th - Behind the Scenes Video of Evanna Lynch’s Runway photoshoot
November 26th - Trailer for Harry Potter:Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey released
November 27th - The Perks of Being a Wallflower nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature
November 28th - J.K. Rowling named number 11 in list of Hollywood’s 25 Most Powerful Authors
December 1st - Daniel Radcliffe attends Whistler Film Festival
December 3rd - BBC announces plans to turn The Casual Vacancy into T.V. Series
December 3rd - Ellie Darcey-Alden and Ryan Turner participate in Christmas Festival 2012 in Leighton Buzzard
December 3rd - Rupert Grint’s film The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman to premiere at Sundance Film Festival
December 4th - The Casual Vacancy on Time’s Top Ten Fiction List
December 6th - First commercial for MuggleNet’s 2013 Fandom Calendar Released
December 7th - MuggleNet teams up with Trivia, AD to hold biggest Harry Potter trivia contest ever
December 8th - MuggleNet invited to special Secrets Will Be Revealed event at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London
December 10th - A Kaplan International Colleges study concludes that the Harry Potter films are the best way for the world to learn English
December 10th - Starkid announces A Very Potter Senior Year script and album release
December 10th - Helena Bonham Carter to be honored at 33rd Critics’ Circle Film Awards
December 11th - Harry Potter actors filming scenes for theme parks
December 12th - Warner Bros. Studio Tour London Decorates for the Holidays
December 12th - Harry Potter nominated for Favorite Film Franchise for 2012 Critics’ Choice Awards
December 13th - Wizarding World serves 5-millionth Butterbeer
December 14th - Harry Potter shop at Platform 9 3/4 opens
December 17th - Pottermore releases Prisoner of Azkaban
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