Outlander star Sam Heughan will be taking on a new TV role in the upcoming series, The Couple Next Door. The six-part thriller will see Heughan swapping his Highlander character for a police officer. Heughan expressed his excitement about the role, stating that it was a perfect fit after working on Outlander for so long. The series, loosely based on the Dutch show New Neighbours, features an all-star cast including Eleanor Tomlinson and Alfred Enoch. The Couple Next Door will premiere on Channel 4 in the UK on November 27.