At Adobe MAX the ColdFusion team showed off some of the planned features in the next release code-named "Zeus". Highlights include:
After viewing both videos this is not the full list for ColdFusion Zeus but a nice primer of what is to come (and includes standard disclaimers that things may change).
Keeping Current with ColdFusion — Provides a quick overview of ColdFusion 8 & 9 but mostly covers what is in Zeus.
What's Next in ColdFusion — Focused solely on ColdFusion Zeus and covers a lot of the new features