Beat together the cream cheese and the sugar until well-blended. Set aside
In a separate bowl dissolve the gelatin with 1 1/2 cup boiling water. Set aside to cool.
Dice about 2/3 of the cherries.
Whip together the heavy cream and powdered sugar until soft peaks form.
Once the gelatin has begun to thicken, fold the whipped cream in to the gelatin.
Fold the cream cheese mixture in to the whipped cream mixture.
Fold in the diced cherries and chocolate chips and gently stir until well-blended.
Pour the filling in to the springform pan and garnish with the remaining cherries and extra chocolate chips.
Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm