Yes, we are heading to Java EE 6. And it has some interesting specifications click here for JSR316 . As the specification says like java EE platform is huge with lots N lots or APIs the actual focus is lost. The full blown technology might not of of use for certain projects., may be a subset of the Java EE might be required. These considerations are happening in the JSR 316 ie Java EE 6.
Its really fascinating to see the great tech guys from IBM, Oracle, capgemini participating in this JSR. One brand which i would love to have a part of this JSR is Google. I think if the google would have had some commitment towards this project, it would have been great.. But you never know it may join sooner than later.
Here is the very good write up about the Java EE by Interface 21 team Blog