Thousands sign petition to replace Spacey with Kevin James on ‘House of Cards’

FILE - In an Aug. 10, 2016 file photo, actor/executive producer Kevin James participates in the "Kevin Can Wait" panel during the CBS Television Critics Association summer press tour, in Beverly Hills, Calif. With "Kevin Can Wait," Kevin James has come home to his native Long Island, New York, from where his new CBS sitcom originates. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A petition online is seeking to replace Kevin Spacey on “House of Cards.”

The petition, which has already received more than 35,000 signatures, seeks to have Kevin James step in and play the Frank Underwood character.

The petition says James “can elevate House of Cards to a globally adored franchise like Games of Thrones.”

Production on the Netflix series has been halted following a series of sexual harassment allegations Spacey.

Netflix also announced they were cutting all ties with Spacey after the allegations.