man, I hope this isn't just someone pulling my leg.
My only surprise is that the eyes aren't black and red, but... whatever.
So, Kilowog is this big, hippo-like guy who is sort of a drill sergeant for newbie Green Lanterns. He lovingly refers to them as "Poozers". Its hilarious. Trust me.
Looks like they kept the look intact, and that's no mean feat. It also speaks well that DC is likely keeping their hands in the mix and that we can expect some fidelity between comics, cartoons and the new movie.
Comic Alliance article.